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After a decade spent emphasising counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism operations, finding a credible response to China’s anti-access/area-denial capabilities is now the central task confronting US military planners, argues Aaron Friedburg in this new Adelphi book.
In January, President Obama signed the first update to the US Conventional Arms Transfer Policy since its adoption in 1995. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Gregory Kausner, explained how the policy reflects the evolving nature of US strategic relationships in response to changing global security challenges.
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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.
The crisis in Ukraine threatens dire consequences for the international system. A distinguished panel at IISS-US considered theseevents and analysed the Western response to them.
This year The Military Balance focuses on lessons from ten years of war in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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