• Survival

    Survival: Global Politics and Strategy
    December 2015-January 2016

    10 November 2015. 

    In the December 2015–January 2016 issue of Survival, François Heisbourg examines the strategic implications of the Syrian refugee crisis; Elbridge Colby and Jonathan Solomon draw up a plan to deter Russia with conventional military forces; Sam Charap warns against exaggerating the hybrid-warfare threat; Elizabeth Pond explains the risks of Ukrainian corruption; Massimo Franco discusses the Pope’s visit to the United States; Theo Farrell and Michael Semple urge peace talks with the Taliban; Nina Kollars describes challenges of technological adaptation in war; Tim Huxley and Benjamin Schreer urge the US and states in the Asia-Pacific to stand up to China; Nien-chung Chang Liao and Dalton Kuen-da Lin propose a rebalancing of US–Taiwanese relations; John Gans contributes a review essay on David Rothkopf’s National Insecurity; David C. Unger, Chris Alden, Hanns W. Maull and Jonathan Stevenson review books on the United States, Africa, Europe and counter-terrorism and intelligence; and Bill Emmott argues that the right questions about China concern politics, and not economics.

  • Survival

    Survival: Global Politics and Strategy
    October–November 2015

    22 September 2015. 

    In the October–November 2015 issue of Survival, Avis Bohlen, Mark Fitzpatrick, Michael Hanna, Dalia Dassa Kaye, Thomas Moore and Bruno Tertrais discuss the ramifications of the Iranian nuclear deal and the extent of Iran’s regional influence; William Walker and Erik Jones examine dilemmas of nationalism and disunion in Europe; Lawrence Freedman explores the art of exhaustion in strategy; Elinor Sloan outlines the role of robotics at war; Peter Dombrowski and Simon Reich sketch out the strategy of ‘sponsorship’; Christopher Fettweis identifies symptoms of misreading the enemy; Ben Fishman and Alexa van Sickle contribute review essays on Libya and Cuba; Teresita Schaffer, H.R. McMaster, Pierre Hassner and Ray Takeyh contribute book reviews; and Matthew Harries outlines the challenge for Labour under Jeremy Corbyn.

  • Survival

    Survival: Global Politics and Strategy
    August–September 2015

    22 July 2015. 

    In the August–September 2015 edition of Survival, David C. Gompert and Martin Libicki lay out an American way of cyber war; Bruno Tertrais and Jeffrey Lewis propose trilateral US–UK–French nuclear cooperation; Adam Mount debates the merits of retaliating in kind to nuclear attack; Sean M. Maloney discusses risky Soviet nuclear behaviour; Mark Fitzpatrick dampens speculation about Saudi–Pakistani nuclear links; Virginia Comolli explains the regional aspects of the threat from Boko Haram; Sibylle Scheipers explores historical precedent for Western use of auxiliary forces in the Middle East; Amitai Etzioni calls for an end to efforts to democratise the world; and Jeffrey Mazo assesses the Pope’s encyclical letter on the environment.

  • Survival

    Survival: Global Politics and Strategy
    June–July 2015

    11 May 2015.  In the June–July 2015 issue of Survival, James Fromson and Steven Simon describe ISIS as an army, sect, cult and state, and prescribe a strategy of aggressive containment; Ariel I. Ahram discusses ISIS’s use of sexual violence; Erik Jones compares scenarios of Greek exit from the euro and British exit from the EU; Aaron L. Friedberg outlines the American debate over strategy towards China; Michael Krepon argues that nuclear weapons are not stabilising; Pierre Hassner reviews four recent books on the crisis of human rights; Paul Cornish explores the dilemmas of state sovereignty in cyberspace; Alexander Lanoszka interrogates the concept of ‘free riding’; and Mark Fitzpatrick assesses the Lausanne accord on Iran’s nuclear programme.

  • Survival

    Survival: Global Politics and Strategy
    April–May 2015

    25 March 2015.  In the April–May 2015 issue of Survival, Bruce Gilley and David Kinsella explore the potential for states to coerce others into action on climate change; Charles D. Freilich explains Israel’s inability to win conclusive military victories; David A. Shlapak calls for a more modest US military strategy; Steven Pifer, Egon Bahr, Götz Neuneck, Lukasz Kulesa, Mikhail Troitskiy, Matthew Kroenig, Samuel Charap, Jeremy Shapiro and Maria Rost Rublee discuss the strategic dimensions of the Ukraine crisis; and Donald Holbrook and Vicken Cheterian delve into the relationship between al-Qaeda and ISIS.

  • Survival

    Survival: Global Politics and Strategy
    February–March 2015

    30 January 2015.  In the February–March 2015 issue of Survival, Chester A. Crocker, François Heisbourg, Lawrence Freedman and Matthew Kroenig discuss strategy in a world adrift; Nigel Inkster, Lawrence J. Cavaiola, David C. Gompert and Martin Libicki explore war online; Zahir Kazmi, Mark Fitzpatrick, Arundhati Ghose and Manpreet Sethi debate Pakistan's nuclear future; and Jonathan Stevenson reviews the US Senate study on CIA torture.