• Strategic Dossiers

    Asia-Pacific Regional Security Assessment 2016

    27 May 2016. 

    Key developments and trends in Asia-Pacific security

  • Shangri-La Voices

    Tim Huxley: The IISS Shangri-La Dialogue 2016 will take place amid rising regional security tensions

    20 May 2016.  By Tim Huxley, Executive Director, IISS–Asia The 15th IISS Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore from 3–5 June will take place in the midst of an Asia-Pacific regional security environment in which inter-state tensions have become more pronounced over the last 12 months. A particular focus of international concern has been China’s construction on features it occupies in the South China Sea, and the rapid militarisation of some of these islets and reefs. Some...

  • Events

    Perspectives on the South China Sea

    20 May 2016. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Ambassador Liu Xiaoming, China's Ambassador to the United Kingdom
    Arundel House, London
    Friday 20 May 2016, 12.30–1.30PM BST

  • Armed Conflict Survey

    Chapter 6: Asia-Pacific

    05 May 2016. 

    China (Xinjiang)
    Philippines (ASG)
    Philippines (MILF)
    Philippines (NPA)
    Southern Thailand

  • Events

    Interpreting China's North Korea Policy

    04 May 2016. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Dr Andrew Scobell, Senior Political Scientist, RAND
    Arundel House, London
    Wednesday 4 May 2016, 12.30–1.30pm BST

  • Events

    The US and Russia in the Asia-Pacific

    30 March 2016. 

    Report Launch
    Dr Kurt Campbell, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Asia Group
    Dr Vasily Mikheev, Deputy Director, Primakov Institute of World Economy and International Relations
    IISS–Americas, Washington DC
    Wednesday 30 March, 2-3pm EDT

  • Survival

    Who’s Arming Asia?

    21 March 2016. 

    The United States’ dominance in arms exports to Asia, a source of regional influence, is under threat.

  • Events

    Asia's Latent Nuclear Powers: Japan, South Korea and Taiwan

    17 March 2016. 

    Book Launch
    Mark Fitzpatrick, Executive Director, IISS–Americas
    Robert Gallucci, Former State Department Special Envoy for North Korea Nuclear Negotiations 
    IISS–Americas, Washington DC
    Thursday 17 March, 10–11am EST

  • Military Balance Blog

    Tom Waldwyn: China’s surface-to-air missiles in the South China Sea

    29 February 2016.  By Tom Waldwyn, Research Analyst for Defence and Military Analysis China’s construction activity on features it occupies in the South China Sea has in recent years attracted increasing scrutiny internationally. In a briefing to the United States Congress in late February 2016, Admiral Harry B. Harris Jr, commander of US Pacific Command, said that China is engaged in ’destabilizing militarization of the South China Sea’. Beijing’s activity there has so far...

  • Events

    Adelphi Launch - Asia’s Latent Nuclear Powers: Japan, South Korea and Taiwan

    18 February 2016. 

    Press Launch
    Mark Fitzpatrick, Executive Director of IISS-Americas and Director of the IISS Non-Proliferation and Nuclear Policy Programme
    Bloomsbury House, London
    Thursday 18 February 2016, 11am–12pm

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