• Politics and Strategy

    Dana H. Allin: Degrees of Separation

    09 January 2015.  I was riding my usual train home last night when a friend in Boston called my cell phone. He announced, in preface, that he had something shocking to tell me. The sister of a mutual graduate-school friend was among the 12 people shot dead in the Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris on Wednesday. She looked like my old friend, she was an accomplished and beloved psychologist, and she wrote a...

  • Expert Commentary

    L'Opinion: Les démocraties doivent se préparer à gérer les conséquences du terrorisme

    08 January 2015.  L'Opinion interview with Francois Heisbourg, Chairman of the IISS and of the Geneva Centre for Security Policy Quelques heures après la tuerie au siège du journal Charlie Hebdo, les questions sur les raisons d’un tel drame ou sur ses conséquences ne vont pas tarder à émerger. François Heisbourg , spécialiste du terrorisme, met en garde contre tout excès menant à modifier trop vite l’arsenal législatif français. Comment une démocratie traverse un moment aussi...

  • IISS Voices

    Nigel Inkster: The Aftermath of Charlie Hebdo

    08 January 2015.  By Nigel Inkster, Director for Transnational Threats and Political Risk The circumstances surrounding the attack by three gunmen on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo are still unfolding and authoritative commentary is hard to produce. One of the suspects has turned himself in and the two remaining suspects, French nationals of Algerian origin with jihadist antecedents, are the subject of a nationwide manhunt. As is so often the case, it was...

  • Manama Dialogue

    Iraq, Syria and Regional Security: Jean-Yves Le Drian

    08 December 2014. 

    IISS Manama Dialogue 2014: 10th Regional Security Summit
    Second Plenary Session
    Jean-Yves Le Drian
    Minister of Defence, France

  • Manama Dialogue

    Iraq, Syria and Regional Security

    06 December 2014. 

    IISS Manama Dialogue 2014: 10th Regional Security Summit
    Second Plenary Session

  • Manama Dialogue

    Iraq, Syria and Regional Security: Q&A

    06 December 2014. 

    The IISS Manama Dialogue 2014: 10th Regional Security Summit
    Second Plenary Session Q&A
    Dr Ibrahim Al Jaafari
    Minister of Foreign Affairs, Iraq
    Jean-Yves Le Drian
    Minister of Defence, France

  • Manama Dialogue

    Iraq, Syria and Regional Security: Jean-Yves Le Drian - French

    06 December 2014. 

    IISS Manama Dialogue 2014: 10th Regional Security Summit
    Second Plenary Session
    Jean-Yves Le Drian
    Minister of Defence, France

  • Strategic Survey

    Chapter 5: Europe

    05 September 2014. 

    United Kingdom: Questions of Identity
    France: From Crisis to Crisis
    Germany: Merkel’s Third Term
    Turkey: Tensions and Turbulence

  • Strategic Comments

    Iran nuclear talks extended for four more months

    23 July 2014. 

    Deep differences over the allowable size of Iran's nuclear programme and how long restrictions on it should remain in place proved insurmountable in the latest round of negotiations. Iran and the six powers known as the E3+3 now have a further four months to determine whether they can summon the political will to bridge the gap.

  • Shangri-La Dialogue

    Ensuring Agile Conflict Management in the Asia-Pacific: Q&A

    01 June 2014. 

    Shangri-La Dialogue 2014 Fifth Plenary Session Q&A
    Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister of Defence, France
    Dr Ng Eng Hen, Minister for Defence, Singapore

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