Transnational Threats and Political Risk

Transnational Threats and Political Risk

This programme's broad range of research reflects the ever-changing nature of asymmetric threats and transnational security risks. Its four main strands are: cyber security and cyber warfare; organised crime; terrorism and counter-terrorism; intelligence and security.

'I would like to point to and applaud the work done by the IISS in analysing terrorism.'

Helmut Schmidt, former Chancellor of West Germany

Rethinking the war on drugs

Modernising drug law enforcement

A new project led by the International Drug Policy Consortium, with the participation of the International Security Research Department at Chatham House and the IISS, will promote debate on possible new approaches to drug law enforcement.

Sino-UK Track 1.5 Dialogue on Cyber Security

In March 2013 the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS) and the China Institutes for Contemporary International Relations (CICIR) inaugurated a Sino-UK Track 1.5 Dialogue on Cyber Security. The Dialogue has so far consisted of one exploratory session followed by three formal sessions alternating between Beijing and London.

Armed Conflict Database (ACD)

An authoritative source of data and independent analysis on conflicts across the globe.

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