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IISS research on the Asia-Pacific informs regional policy through the annual Shangri-La Dialogue security summit and the year-round activities of the IISS-Asia office in Singapore.

Expert: Dr Tim Huxley

Tim Huxley

Executive Director, IISS-Asia   


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  • Events

    China and the world after the 19th party congress

    14 November 2017. 

    Tuesday 14 November, 12–1pm GMT
    Arundel House, London
    Speaker:
    Nigel Inkster, Senior Adviser, IISS
    Chair:
    Nicholas Redman, Director of Editorial; Editor, Strategic Survey and Adelphi Books, IISS

  • Events

    Korean security: challenges and opportunities

    31 October 2017. 

    Tuesday 31 October, 9am–1pm SGT
    IISS–Asia, Singapore
    Speakers:
    Mr Ko Yun-ju, Deputy Director-General, North Korean Affairs Bureau; Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Korea
    Dr Lim Soo-ho, Research Fellow, Korea Institute for International Economic Policy
    Chair:
    Dr Tim Huxley, Executive Director, IISS–Asia

  • Events

    The strategic impact of the Belt and Road Initiative

    24 October 2017. 

    Tuesday 24 October, 3–5pm SGT
    IISS–Asia, Singapore
    Speaker:
    Alexander Neill, Shangri-La Dialogue Senior Fellow for Asia-Pacific Security, IISS–Asia
    Chair:
    Dr Tim Huxley, Executive Director, IISS–Asia

  • Shangri-La Voices

    IISS Shangri-La Dialogue: Day 3 Highlights

    05 June 2017.  The final day of the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue saw panellists offer varied approaches as to how to address the region’s most challenging security questions, with North Korea’s nuclear and missile programme, religious extremism and the South China Sea disputes dominating the debate.

  • Shangri-La Voices

    IISS Shangri-La Dialogue: Day 2 Highlights

    04 June 2017.  Day 2 of the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue began with a hotly anticipated address by US Secretary of Defense James Mattis.

  • Shangri-La Voices

    IISS Shangri-La Dialogue: Day 1 Highlights

    03 June 2017.  Opening the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue with his first major speech on defence and security, Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Turnbull called for a rules-based regional order in which nations could pursue their interests without fear of coercion.

  • Shangri-La Voices

    Waiting for Uncle Sam

    02 June 2017.  In this article for the Straits Times, William Choong notes that unlike in past years, China is not likely to be in the spotlight at the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue 2017. Instead, it's the United States that will be in the hot seat as observers watch what it has to say about its commitment to the region.

  • Shangri-La Voices

    Trump administration's operation in South China Sea: better late than never

    02 June 2017.  The Trump administration's first freedom of navigation operation in the South China Sea is a key indicator of US commitment to the region, argues Lynn Kuok – a Southeast Asian Young Leader at the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue this year – in this article for the Straits Times. 

  • Shangri-La Voices

    It’s time for ASEAN states to be more proactive on North Korea

    01 June 2017.  The policy options available for dealing with North Korea may be unchanged, but they must be universally implemented to have a chance of working. Matthew Cottee argues that ASEAN states need to do more, particularly on implementing UN sanctions against the regime.

  • Shangri-La Voices

    North Korean missiles should not trigger further proliferation

    31 May 2017.  There are no good policy options for dealing with North Korea, but there are plenty of truly bad ones, argues Mark Fitzpatrick. Close coordination among key stakeholders offers the most promising means of halting Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile pursuit, despite the temptation to engage in tit-for-tat responses.

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