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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.
NATO is entering its fifth phase as it assesses its role post-Afghanistan, according to Derek Chollet, US Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs. This new phase focuses on issues much closer to home, as the Alliance works together to fight against the threat of the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) and faces the crisis in Ukraine.
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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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