Strategic Snapshot

Britain’s confusing election

Alexander Nicoll, IISS Senior Fellow for Geo-economics and Defence, explains how Britain’s next government hinges on the outcome of a ‘confused’ set of circumstances leading up to the May 7 general election.

Colombia focuses on post-conflict challenges

By Antonio Sampaio, Research Associate for Security and Development

African insurgent groups look to ISIS

By Hanna Ucko Neill, Global Conflicts Analyst