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IISS research into how insecurity hampers global development, and what the appropriate policy responses might be.
Senior Fellow for Security and Development
With a possible collaboration between the Libyan branch of the Islamic State and al-Qaeda-affiliated groups on the ground, the jihadist threat in Libya becomes even more amorphous.
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19 July 2017.
Venezuela's currency has collapsed, and shortages of food and medicine have produced widespread poverty and malnutrition. President Nicolás Maduro is increasingly autocratic, while his approval rating is about 18%. Popular protests are occurring and government officials – including some military officers – appear to be losing confidence in him. The country appears to be moving towards dictatorship and, possibly, a political tipping point in favour of the opposition.
09 May 2017.
This map of global hot spots focuses on UN peacekeeping operations, with graphics, tables and charts.
05 May 2017.
The unintended consequences of aggressive drug control interventions have made the use and trade of illegal substances more resilient, both offline and via the darknet. However, the emerging field of research into crypto-drug markets may be able to provide remedial action.
25 April 2017.
H.E. Dr. Isselkou Ould Ahmed Izid Bih, Minister for Foreign Affairs & Cooperation, Islamic Republic of Mauritania
2-3 Bloomsbury House, London, WC1A 2RL
Tuesdsay 25 April 2017, 3.30pm–4.30pm BST
19 April 2017.
Dr Satu Limaye, Director, East West Center in Washington
Arundel House, London
Wednesday 19 April 2017, 11am–12pm BST
11 April 2017.
Peacekeepers may need to continue to support Somali forces for much longer than planned, given the current security situation.
06 April 2017.
His Excellency Dr Ahmad Jan Naeem, Deputy Minister of Public Health, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
His Excellency Jaweed Qaem, Deputy Minister of Counter-Narcotics (Policy and Coordination), Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
Arundel House, London
Thursday 6 April 2017, 10.30am–12pm BST
28 March 2017.
Ethiopia’s domestic issues must be addressed in order to stem the increasing flow of people out of the country.
The Syrian refugee crisis has highlighted the urgent need to address the multi-dimensional challenges presented by urban refugees more effectively.
Are there better alternatives to the dominant international approaches to business and conflict in fragile states? This Adelphi explores them.
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