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The Armed Conflict Survey provides in-depth analysis of the political, military and humanitarian dimensions of all major armed conflicts, as well as data on fatalities, refugees and internally displaced persons. Compiled by the IISS, publisher of The Military Balance, it is the standard reference work on contemporary conflict.
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09 December 2016.
12th Regional Security Summit
Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain Hotel & Spa, Manama
9-11 December 2016
27 July 2016.
HE Néstor Osorio Londoño, Colombia’s Ambassador to the United Kingdom
Dr Samir Puri, Lecturer, King's College London; author of upcoming Adelphi book Fighting and Negotiating with Armed Groups
Antônio Sampaio, Research Associate for Security and Development, IISS
Gwen Burnyeat, Wolfson Scholar, PhD Student, University College London
Arundel House, London
Wednesday 27 July 2016, 12–1.30PM BST
26 July 2016.
Reports of human rights abuses by security services could undermine counter-insurgency efforts in east India
21 July 2016.
The military coup attempted in Turkey on 15 July 2016 fizzled out quickly. But President Tayyip Erdogan has accused a political rival, exiled Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen, and his followers of engineering the coup without substantiation, and is using it as a pretext to purge the government, judiciary and military. This reaction could lead to sustained domestic instability that would strain Turkey's international relations, exacerbate its democratic deficit and damage its social fabric.
13 July 2016.
By Jonathan Stevenson, Senior Fellow for US Defence and Editor of Strategic Comments, and Steven Simon
The State Department “dissent channel” memo on the United States’ policy in Syria, leaked last month, is just the latest expression of a widespread belief in and out of government that American intervention in Syria is necessary and would be successful.
After five years of brutal, grinding war, this view is understandable. The idea of the United...
12 July 2016.
A year after the Algiers Peace Accord was signed in Mali on 20 June 2015, the peacemaking process continues at a slow pace while prospects of a renewed civil war grow
08 July 2016.
Rana Banerji, former Special Secretary in the Research and Analysis Wing, India
Arundel House, London
Friday 8 July 2016, 12.30–1.30PM BST
07 July 2016.
The long-awaited results of a seven-year inquiry into the UK's role in the Iraq War of 2003 have finally been published. Here, Ben Barry recalls his own experiences of assessing the British Army's efforts to stabilise the country after the conflict and how he came to similarly uncomfortable conclusions about the UK's failure to achieve its strategic objectives.
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