• The Military Balance

    The Military Balance 2018

    14 February 2018.  The Military Balance 2018 includes new equipment analysis graphics, a wall chart focused on strategic-forces modernisation in China, Russia and the US and essays on Chinese and Russian air-launched weapons, artificial intelligence and defence, and Russian strategic-force modernisation.

  • Adelphi Books

    Africa’s Lost Leader: South Africa’s continental role since apartheid

    25 January 2018.  Africa’s Lost Leader: South Africa’s Continental Role Since Apartheid is a new Adelphi book written by James Hamill, which challenges South Africa’s perceived status as the dominant power in Africa. His timely study explores the country’s complex and difficult relationship with the rest of the continent in the post-apartheid era, and traces the evolution and trajectory of South African policy in Africa.

  • Events

    Adelphi Book Launch: Africa’s Lost Leader

    25 January 2018. 

    Thursday 25 January, 12.30-1.30pm GMT
    Arundel House, London
    Speaker:
    James Hamill, Lecturer, School of History, Politics and International Relations, University of Leicester
    Panellist:
    Prof. Jack Spence OBE FKC, Professor of Diplomacy at the Department of War Studies, King’s College London
    Chair:
    Dr Nicholas Redman, Director of Editorial; Editor, Strategic Survey and Adelphi Books, IISS

  • Events

    Transforming peace operations: new ideas for tackling protracted conflicts

    24 January 2018. 

    Wednesday 24 January, 12.30–1.45pm GMT
    Arundel House, London
    Speaker:
    Lieutenant-General (Retd) Floriano Peixoto, Visiting Professor, King’s College London
    Chair:
    Antônio Sampaio, Research Associate for Security and Development, IISS

  • Events

    Diversified development: making the most of natural resources

    19 January 2018. 

    Friday 19 January, 10.30–11.30am GMT
    Arundel House, London
    Speaker:
    Ivailo Izvorski, Practice Manager, Macroeconomics and Fiscal Management, World Bank
    Chair:
    Alia Moubayed, Director of Geo-economics and Strategy, IISS

  • Events

    Threat multipliers: the changing energy landscape, climate change, and water stress

    04 December 2017. 

    Monday 4 December, 12.30–1.30pm GMT
    Arundel House, London
    Speakers:
    General (Retd) Donald Hoffman, US Air Force; Member, CNA Military Advisory Board (MAB)
    Vice Admiral (Retd) Lee Gunn, US Navy; Vice Chairman, CNA MBA
    Rear Admiral (Retd) Neil Morisetti, British Royal Navy; Honorary Professor, University College London
    Julia McQuaid, Principal Research Scientist; Director, Program on Transnational Challenges, CNA
    Chair:
    Dana Allin, Senior Fellow for US Foreign Policy and Transatlantic Affairs, IISS

  • IISS Voices

    Robert Mugabe and the future of Zimbabwe

    17 November 2017.  IISS council member and political analyst Moeletsi Mbeki reacts to the leadership struggle in Zimbabwe.

  • Events

    The impact of corruption on international security and stability

    09 November 2017. 

    Thursday 9 November, 12.30–1.30pm GMT
    Arundel House, London
    Speakers:
    Ben Fender, Head, Security Policy Department, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, UK
    Katherine Dixon, Director, Transparency International Defence and Security
    Chair:
    Antônio Sampaio, Research Associate for Security and Development, IISS

  • Strategic Survey

    Strategic Survey 2017: The Annual Assessment of Geopolitics

    08 September 2017. 

    The latest edition of Strategic Survey offers impartial analysis of the events of the year that shaped relations between major powers. It includes essays on the future of the World Trade Organisation, electoral disruption and the liberal order, urbanisation and violence, and the resurgence of information warfare. It also features illuminating infographics on North Korea’s illicit economic network, constitutional change and conflict in Turkey, and the burgeoning food-security crisis.

  • ACD Insight

    Increasing militia violence in the CAR threatens civilians and disarmament efforts

    08 September 2017.  The proliferation of militia groups in the CAR illustrates wider trends typical of militia activity in Africa and beyond.

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