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Responding to the threat of homegrown terrorists in Europe

The early January attacks in Paris have highlighted the threat of domestic terrorism in Europe and put the continent on high alert. Just how real is this threat and what can be learned from the steps taken in the immediate aftermath of the attacks?

IISS Voices

The geo-economics of the Delhi Declaration

The India-US Delhi Declaration of Friendship, agreed between Prime Minister Modi and President Obama in New Delhi this weekend, marks a positive progression in strategic relations between the two countries and heralds a new commitment to geo-economic cooperation, writes Sanjaya Baru.

US Policy Makers Series

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.

Latest IISS Posts on the US

By Aaron Friedberg

Beyond Air–Sea Battle

Finding a credible response to China’s anti-access/area-denial capabilities is now the central task confronting US military planners.

Middle Eastern Security, the US Pivot & the Rise of ISIS

To mark the tenth anniversary of the IISS Manama Dialogue the IISS has published an Adelphi book that analyses the key challenges now faced by the Middle East.

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    IISS-US Adelphi Launch: Power Shifts and New Blocs in the Global Trading System

    11 March 2015. 

    Adelphi Book Launch
    Sanjaya Baru, Director for Geo-Economics and Strategy, IISS
    Professor Pravin Krishna, Chung Ju Yung Distinguished Professor of International Economics and Business, Johns Hopkins University
    Dr Ashley Tellis, Senior Associate, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
    IISS-US, Washington DC
    Wednesday 11 March 2015, 10-11am EST/3-4pm GMT

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    The Rise of the Islamic State, the US Military Campaign, and the Future of Iraq

    26 February 2015. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Professor Toby Dodge,
    Consulting Senior Fellow for the Middle East, IISS     
    IISS-US, Washington DC
    Thursday, 26 February 2015

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    Pakistan in 2015 and Beyond

    24 February 2015. 

    IISS-US Lecture Series
    Dr Kiran Hassan,
    Consultant and IISS Contributor    
    IISS-US, Washington DC
    Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 2-3pm EDT/7-8pm GMT

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    Continuity and Change: The Nature of Future Armed Conflict

    19 February 2015. 

    IISS-US Policy Makers Series
    Lieutenant General H. R. McMaster
    Director, Army Capabilities Integration Center and Deputy Commanding General, Futures, US Army Training and Doctrine Command
    Chair: Dr. Eliot A. Cohen
    Robert E. Osgood Professor of Strategic Studies, Johns Hopkins SAIS
    Council Member, International Institute for Strategic Studies
    IISS-US, Washington DC
    Thursday February 19 2015, 10:30am-12pm EDT/3:30-5pm GMT

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    Responding to the Growing Threat of Homegrown Terrorists in Europe

    27 January 2015. 

    IISS-US Lecture Series
    Dr Angel Rabasa, Senior Political Scientist, RAND Corporation  
    Discussant: Dr. Jackson Janes, President, American Institute for Contemproary German Studies, Johns Hopkins SAIS
    IISS-US, Washington DC
    Tuesday 27 January 2015

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    International Diplomacy and the Ukraine Crisis

    15 December 2014. 

    Discussion Meeting

    The Hon. Vladimir Lukin
    Former Russian Ambassador to the US;
    Special Envoy of the Russian President for the February 21st Negotiations on Ukraine

    The Hon. Richard Burt
    Managing Director, McLarty Associates;
    Former US Ambassador to Germany;
    Chief US Negotiator for the START Agreement

    Sir Michael Leigh
    Transatlantic Academy Fellow, German Marshall Fund;
    Former Director-General for Enlargement, European Commission

    IISS-US, Washington DC
    Monday, 15 December 2014, 9:30-10:30am EST/ 2:30-3:30pm GMT

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    Cyber Warfare and Sino-American Crisis Instability

    12 November 2014. 

    IISS-US Lecture Series
    The Honorable David C. Gompert
    Distinguished Professor at the Center for Cyber Security Studies, US Naval Academy, Adjunct Senior Fellow at RAND Corporation, and Chairman of the Board of Global Integrated Security  
    Dr. Martin Libicki
    Distinguished Professor at the Center for Cyber Security Studies, US Naval Academy and Senior Management Scientist at RAND Corporation
    IISS-US, Washington DC
    Wednesday 12 November 2014

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    Did the Nuclear Negotiations include Iran's Ballistic Missiles?

    12 November 2014. 

    IISS-US Lecture Series
    Michael Elleman
    Consulting Senior Fellow for Middle East Security Cooperation, IISSn
    IISS-US, Washington DC
    Friday 12 November 2014, 2-3pm EST/ 7-8pm GMT

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    The Great Rapprochement? Strategic Relations in Asia

    06 November 2014. 

    IISS-US Lecture Series
    Christian Le Mière
    Senior Fellow for Naval Forces and Maritime Security, IISS
    IISS-US, Washington DC
    Thursday 06 November 2014

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    The New Landscape of European Security

    08 October 2014. 

    IISS-US Policy Makers Series
    Derek Chollet
    Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs,
    US Department of Defense
    IISS-US, Washington DC
    Wednesday 8 October 2014