• Armed Conflict Survey

    Chapter 8: Latin America

    09 May 2017. 

    Central America (Northern Triangle)
    Colombia
    Mexico

  • Armed Conflict Survey

    Chapter 1, Part IV: The Changing Foundations of Governance by Armed Groups

    09 May 2017. 

    Governance by armed groups continues to take many forms. But, as long as the international community withholds coordinated support for such efforts and an increasing proportion of wars involve state failure, the obstacles to the task of governance by armed groups will grow.

  • Armed Conflict Survey

    Chapter 1, Part V: Rebel-to-party Transitions

    09 May 2017. 

    A post-rebel party’s organisational experience can provide it with the raw material that will shape its initial participation in politics. The key to a successful transformation from rebel to party seems to lie in the interaction between an organisation and its environment.

  • Armed Conflict Survey

    Chapter 7: Europe and Eurasia

    09 May 2017. 

    Armenia–Azerbaijan (Nagorno-Karabakh)
    Russia (North Caucasus)
    Ukraine

  • Armed Conflict Survey

    Chapter 1, Part II: Conflict-related Sexual Violence

    09 May 2017. 

    Sexual violence against civilians is not an inevitable by-product of war. Understanding the institutional contexts in which commanders tolerate conflict-related sexual violence should help policymakers address such violence by actors such as UN peacekeepers.

  • Events

    Launch of Armed Conflict Survey 2017

    09 May 2017. 

    Book Launch
    Arundel House, London
    Tuesday 9 May 2017, 9.30–10.30am BST

  • IISS Voices

    An explosive mix in southern Libya

    08 May 2017.  The next phase of the conflict in Libya is likely to be in the south of the country, given the proliferation of armed groups along the border and the ongoing offensive by the Libyan National Army.

  • ACD Insight

    An explosive mix in southern Libya

    08 May 2017.  The next phase of the conflict in Libya is likely to be in the south of the country, given the proliferation of armed groups along the border and the ongoing offensive by the Libyan National Army.

  • Strategic Comments

    Conflict and impasse in South Sudan

    03 May 2017. 

    President Salva Kiir and exiled first vice president Riek Machar, the two key political figures in South Sudan, remain at odds, and there is little sign of a political solution to the country's three-year-old civil war. There is some hope that the African Union will energise efforts to enforce the 2015 peace agreement and promote political dialogue. 

  • Survival

    Was Libya’s Collapse Predictable?

    20 March 2017.  The debate over whether the Libyan intervention was justified should take as its starting point the imponderables facing decision-makers in March 2011.

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