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The Military Balance is the IISS flagship annual assessment of the military capabilities and defence economics of 171 countries worldwide. This year's essays focus on lessons from ten years of war in Iraq and Afghanistan, cyber abilities and the rise of unmanned systems.
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The unfolding crisis threatens dire consequences for Ukraine, Russia, and the international system. A distinguished panel considered these momentous events and analysed of the Western response to them.
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The IISS-US Policy Makers Series provides a forum for senior US officials to present new policies and initiatives to the broader strategic, expert, business and media communities.
Seeking to market themselves as a manufacturing and investment hub, the four members of the Pacific Alliance are claiming a greater role for themselves in the global economy.
With the breakdown of the Geneva negotiations, prospects for a resolution to the Syrian conflict appear dim.
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