• Events

    Changing Asia-a Japanese Perspective: How to Read Asia Today

    13 October 2014. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Ichiro Fujisaki 
    President, America–Japan Society, Inc;
    Distinguished Professor and Chairman of International Strategies, Sophia University, Tokyo;
    Distinguished Professor, Keio University, Tokyo;
    Former Ambassador of Japan to the US
    Arundel House, London
    Monday, 13 October 2014, 12:30-1:30pm

  • IISS Voices

    Sanjaya Baru: India and the United States

    26 September 2014.  By Sanjaya Baru, Director, Geo-economics and Strategy Fourteen Septembers ago India’s Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee landed in New York and told the Asia Society that India and the United States are ‘natural allies’. This September Prime Minister Narendra Modi is unlikely to repeat that phrase even as he reiterates India’s commitment to a ‘strategic partnership’ between the two great democracies. These have been fourteen interesting years in a bilateral relationship of...

  • Military Balance Blog

    Christian Le Miere: China’s maritime diplomacy in the Persian Gulf

    21 September 2014.  By Christian Le Mière, Senior Fellow for Naval Forces and Maritime Security On 20 September 2014, two ships from the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) pulled alongside in Bandar Abbas, Iran. The port call, led by the Type-052C destroyer Changchun, came ahead of joint exercises in the Persian Gulf due to start on 22 September. Changchun is the PLAN’s flagship for its 17th deployment on counter-piracy duties in the Gulf of Aden...

  • GSR

    A New Cold War in Asia?

    21 September 2014. 

    Global Stratgic Review 2014 Fourth Plenary Session
    Eric Li, Chairman, Chengwei Capital; Member of the Council, IISS  
    Sarah Raine, Consulting Senior Fellow for Geo-Economics and Security, IISS 
    Ichita Yamamoto, former Minister in charge of Ocean Policy and Territorial Issues, Japan

  • GSR

    A New Cold War in Asia? Plenary Discussion

    21 September 2014. 

    Global Stratgic Review 2014 Fourth Plenary Session
    Eric Li, Chairman, Chengwei Capital; Member of the Council, IISS  
    Sarah Raine, Consulting Senior Fellow for Geo-Economics and Security, IISS 
    Ichita Yamamoto, former Minister in charge of Ocean Policy and Territorial Issues, Japan

  • GSR

    A New Cold War in Asia? Ichita Yamamoto

    21 September 2014. 

    Global Stratgic Review 2014 Fourth Plenary Session
    Ichita Yamamoto, former Minister in charge of Ocean Policy and Territorial Issues, Japan

  • Survival

    Maxed Out?

    17 September 2014. 

    Two new books paint a picture of Obama’s grand strategy as one not of maximalism or retrenchment, but of restraint.

  • Survival

    The Smart Revisionist

    17 September 2014. 

    Beijing cultivates an image of a status quo power. But it has not yet fulfilled its ambitions, and there are indications that the easy part of China’s rise might be over.

  • Strategic Survey

    Chapter 12: Asia-Pacific

    12 September 2014. 

    China: Xi Jinping in the Ascendant
    Japan: Abe’s Radical Agenda
    Korean Peninsula: Impervious North
    Southeast Asia: Major-Power Competition and Domestic Political Flux
    Australia: Abbott’s Regional Forays

  • Expert Commentary

    Bloomberg: EU-Russia Gas Trade is Biggest Stake: Noel

    09 September 2014.  Hassanal Bolkiah Senior Fellow for Economic & Energy Security, IISS Pierre Noel discusses Europe’s reliance on Russian gas, the significance of Russia’s trade pact with China and the possibility of a gas crisis between Europe and Russia with Bloomberg’s Rishaad Salamat on 'On The Move.' Watch at Bloomberg  Former US National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski, will discuss 'The International System and the Ukraine Crisis' in the first plenary session of the 2014 IISS Global...

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