• Events

    The Ukraine crisis and the search for a new normal

    01 May 2014. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Samuel Charap
    Senior Fellow for Russia and Eurasia, IISS
    Bloomsbury House, London
    Thursday 01 May 2014, 12:30-1:30pm

  • IISS Voices

    Rahul Roy-Chaudhury: My perspective on what a BJP election victory would mean for Pakistan

    09 April 2014.  By Rahul Roy-Chaudhury, Senior Fellow for South Asia There are two dominant views of what a Narendra Modi-led BJP government’s policy towards Pakistan would be. I think both are wrong. The first view is that this will be a government somewhat like that led by Vajpayee when he was Prime Minister for a BJP government over a decade ago, which had an outreach towards Pakistan and was able to move forward on the...

  • Survival

    Russia’s Breaking Point

    01 April 2014. 

    As Russia mulls its next move in Ukraine, consideration of its allies’ reactions might have greater weight than the response of the West.

  • Survival

    Land and Rebellion: Lessons for Counter-insurgency

    01 April 2014. 

    A study of land reform illuminates the paradox of economic instruments in counter-insurgency. Where redistributive demands are at the core of a rebellion, foreign powers will find it difficult to respond effectively.

  • Events

    Syria after Geneva II: Escalation and Fragmentation

    27 March 2014. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Emile Hokayem
    Senior Fellow for Regional Security, IISS–Middle East
    Bloomsbury House, London
    Thursday 27 March 2014

  • Events

    Prospects for Israeli-Palestinian Peace Negotiations

    19 March 2014. 

    IISS-US Discussion Meeting
    Ambassador Daniel Kurtzer, S Daniel Abraham Professor in Middle Eastern Policy, Princeton University;
    former US Ambassador to Israel  
    Ghaith al-Omari, Executive Director, American Task Force on Palestine
    Steven Simon, Executive Director, IISS-US;
    former Senior Director for Middle East and North Africa, National Security Council
    IISS-US, Washington DC
    Wednesday 19 March 2014, 2-3pm EDT/ 6-7pm GMT

  • IISS Voices

    Antonio Sampaio: Armed groups and security in Colombia

    14 March 2014.  By Antonio Sampaio, Research Analyst for Latin America Negotiations in Havana, Cuba between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) have gone further than any other dialogue between the two sides in the approximately 50-year conflict. Having reached preliminary agreements on rural reform and political participation, the two sides are now discussing the issue of drug trafficking. But authorities attempting to implement any peace agreement will face...

  • Events

    Post-2014 Transition in Afghanistan: Pakistan's Perspective

    12 March 2014. 

    Key Address
    Sartaj Aziz, Adviser to the Prime Minister of Pakistan on National Security and Foreign Affairs
    Arundel House, London
    Wednesday 12 March 2014

  • Events

    Where is South Sudan Heading?

    11 February 2014. 

    Key Address
    Dr Barnaba Marial Benjamin
    Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Government of South Sudan
    Discussant: James Copnall, Correspondent, Sudan and South Sudan, BBC
    Discussant: Thomas Mawan Muortat, South Sudanese Political Commentator
    Arundel House, London
    Tuesday 11 February 2014

  • Military Balance Blog

    Virginia Comolli: Chart of Conflict 2014 - Women in armed conflict

    10 February 2014.  By Virginia Comolli, Research Associate for Transnational Threats Each year, the IISS Chart of Conflict provides a comprehensive reference point on conflict, peace-support operations and transnational terrorist attacks, with additional details such as conflict dates and fatalities. Each edition also has a particular analytical focus, and the theme for the 2014 chart is women in armed conflict, assessing the many roles played by women in military forces and the ways conflict...

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