Rahul Roy-Chaudhury: India’s Election Frenzy

It seems like a presidential-style election for the world's largest parliamentary democracy, with the focus on the two leading candidates, rather than their political parties.

Having just returned from India, it is clear that the stakes are high for both Narendra Modi and Rahul Gandhi in an extremely charged and frenzied electoral environment.

The UK's Trident debate continues

By Jenny Nielsen, Research Analyst, Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Programme

Obituary: Francois de Rose, 1910-2014

The IISS has just lost one of its most eminent and long-standing members, Ambassador François de Rose of France, who died in Paris at the age of 103 years.