• 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

  • Events

    Change and uncertainty in the Indo-Pacific

    13 March 2017. 

    Fullerton Lecture
    The Honourable Julie Bishop MP, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Australia
    The Fullerton Hotel, Singapore
    Monday 13 March 2017, 6–7pm SGT

  • Expert Commentary

    The Australian: Security ties with Southeast Asia would benefit from some ingenuity

    09 May 2016.  By Tim Huxley, Executive Director, IISS–Asia and Benjamin Shreer, Professor in Security Studies at Macquarie University Australia needs to think more creatively about its key defence partnerships in Southeast Asia. Until recently, there were good reasons for thinking that Southeast Asian countries' political dispositions and strategic doctrines ruled out any major change in the scale or intensity of their defence co-operation with each other and with external powers such as ¬≠Australia. However...

  • The Military Balance

    Chapter 6: Asia

    09 February 2016.  South China Sea; Northeast Asia; Southeast Asia; Defence Economics; Macroeconomics; Regional defence spending; Regional defence procurement; Maritime-procurement trends; Aerospace; Expeditionary capabilities
    Australia: Defence economics; Defence spending; Defence procurement; Defence industry; Future budgetary and procurement uncertainties
    Afghanistan
    China: Security developments; Military services; Second Artillery Force; PLA ground forces; People’s Liberation Army Air Force; People’s Liberation Army Navy; Defence economics; Major acquisitions; Challenges remain; Future technology developments
    India: Reforming India’s defence industries; India’s defence spending; Encouraging domestic private-sector involvement
    Japan: Defence-policy developments

  • Strategic Dossiers

    Chapter Three: South Pacific Island States and Regional Security

    26 May 2015. 

    Key regional states; Papua New Guinea; Solomon Islands; Fiji; New Caledonia; Tonga; The roles of external powers; Australia; New Zealand; China; United States; France; India; Japan; Russia; Implications of external-power involvement for the region; Regional and sub-regional institutions; Transnational security challenges; Climate change; Fisheries resources 

  • IISS Voices

    Rahul Roy-Chaudhury: India's neighbourhood policy in the first year of the Modi government

    29 April 2015.  By Rahul Roy-Chaudhury, Senior Fellow for South Asia Far more than any other previous administration, Modi’s government is acutely aware of the direct, deep and enduring links between its domestic agenda priorities and its foreign policy enablers. Modi’s objective is the economic development and political transformation of India, encompassing high economic growth and boosted foreign investment. This, essentially, requires a stable, secure and peaceful neighbourhood. Therefore, Prime Minister Modi’s top three...

  • The Military Balance

    Chapter 6: Asia

    17 February 2015.  Asia: Defence economics
    China: People’s Liberation Army Navy; People’s Liberation Army Air Force; Defence economics
    India: Strategic policy developments; Armed forces; Defence economics
    Japan: Defence-policy drivers; Breaking security constraints; Capability procurements; Defence economics
    Myanmar
    North Korea

  • Events

    A Conversation with Julia Gillard

    22 August 2014. 

    IISS-Fullerton Lecture
    Julia Gillard
    Former  Prime Minister of Australia
    Fullerton Hotel, Singapore
    Friday 22 August 2014

  • The Military Balance

    Chapter 6: Asia

    05 February 2014. 

    Asia: The ADMM–Plus; Australia’s defence: continuity or change?; Defence economics
    China: PLA leadership and organisation; White Paper; Armed forces; Ground forces; PLA Navy; Developments in PLA training; Military aerospace; Defence economics; Economic development & defence industries
    India: Armed forces; Air force upgrade; Defence economics; Defence industry
    North Korea: Nuclear weapons; Missiles; Conventional and asymmetric capabilities; Purges and the party
    Pakistan: Foreign defence relations; Armed forces: Nuclear developments; Defence economics
    Afghanistan: Afghan forces assume security lead

  • Strategic Survey

    Chapter 9: Asia-Pacific

    09 September 2013. 

    China: New Leadership
    Japan: Abe's Radicalism
    The Koreas: New Leaders Face Old Challenges
    Australia: Policy Initiatives Precede Leadership Change
    New Zealand: US Relations Deepen
    Southwest Pacific: Steps to Democracy
    Southeast Asia: Back to the 1960s?

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