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The annual assessment of the military capabilities and defence economics of over 171 countries. It is an indispensable handbook for anyone conducting serious studies of security policy and military affairs.
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The Institute’s online source of analysis of international security and politico-military issues. Harnessing the considerable expertise of the Institute’s research staff and members, as well as the broader strategic studies community.
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This authoritative series of books on issues of international security is the Institute's principal contribution to policy-relevant, original academic research.
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A leading forum for analysis and debate of international and strategic affairs.
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Strategic Survey covers all the events and themes of the year region by region, and includes special essays on important policy issues.
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A regularly updated IISS online resource providing detailed information on more than 70 conflicts worldwide.
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Harnessing the Institute's technical expertise to present detailed information on the key strategic issues.
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