• ACS 2017

    Essential reading

    Armed Conflict Survey 2017

    The Armed Conflict Survey provides in-depth analysis of the political, military and humanitarian dimensions of all major armed conflicts, as well as data on fatalities, refugees and internally displaced persons. Compiled by the IISS, publisher of The Military Balance, it is the standard reference work on contemporary conflict.

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Armed Conflict Survey 2017

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Clarity on global violence

Chart of Conflict 2017

The world's con­flicts mapped and assessed by status, type, date and fatality total. Our 2017 chart of conflict has information on UN peacekeeping missions and inserts on regions affected by intense violence: the Middle East; Central Africa and the Great Lakes; Afghanistan and Pakistan; and the Caucasus.

Expert Analysis

The latest Armed Conflict Survey features essays by some of the world’s leading experts on the subject, including Lawrence Freedman, Achim Wennmann, Daniel Byman and Carol Mann.

Monitoring Conflicts Worldwide

Armed Conflict Database

A regularly updated IISS online resource providing detailed information on more than 70 conflicts worldwide.