• Events

    International Diplomacy and the Ukraine Crisis

    15 December 2014. 

    Discussion Meeting

    The Hon. Vladimir Lukin
    Former Russian Ambassador to the US;
    Special Envoy of the Russian President for the February 21st Negotiations on Ukraine

    The Hon. Richard Burt
    Managing Director, McLarty Associates;
    Former US Ambassador to Germany;
    Chief US Negotiator for the START Agreement

    Sir Michael Leigh
    Transatlantic Academy Fellow, German Marshall Fund;
    Former Director-General for Enlargement, European Commission

    IISS-US, Washington DC
    Monday, 15 December 2014, 9:30-10:30am EST/ 2:30-3:30pm GMT

  • IISS Voices

    Nigel Inkster: Countering ISIS - the terrorist threat

    28 November 2014.  By Nigel Inkster, Director of Transnational Threats and Political Risk At an IISS discussion meeting entitled ‘Countering ISIS’ at Arundel House on 27 November, Nigel Inkster, Director of Transnational Threat and Political Risk, said that young people who return from finding themselves ‘out of their depth’ in Iraq and Syria need to be distinguished from truly ‘dangerous extremists from whom the public needs to be protected.’ Further, these ‘misguided’ young men...

  • Expert Commentary

    Foreign Policy: Why Ukraine must bargain for peace with Russia

    27 November 2014.  The 'let's make a deal' moment has arrived for Kiev and Moscow. But by pushing a hard-line agenda against Putin, the United States and Europe are only making things worse for Ukraine.  

  • Expert Commentary

    VoxUkraine: Catch-22

    24 November 2014.  Ukraine’s reform agenda and the conflict with Russia are interrelated. By putting them in separate intellectual silos, analysts and policy-makers will be blind to the Catch-22 that the new government faces.  

  • Strategic Comments

    Countering hybrid threats: challenges for the West

    21 November 2014. 

    The West's adversaries have increasingly sensed the advantages of mixing up tactics and gaining asymmetric advantages. Countering such 'hybrid' threats will require new, adjustable, cross-government, cross-Alliance responses.

  • News

    The Thai way of counter-insurgency

    03 November 2014.  For Bangkok - and the rest of the world - Thai history contains important lessons in combating current insurgencies

  • IISS Voices

    Sabrin Kassam: The Thai way of counter-insurgency

    03 November 2014.  For Bangkok - and the rest of the world - Thai history contains important lessons in combating current insurgencies

  • Expert Commentary

    Samuel Charap: Is a Stable Agreement Possible Between Russia and Ukraine?

    01 November 2014.  Lecture by Samuel Charap, Senior Fellow for Russia and Eurasia, IISS, at the Danyliw Research Seminar on Contemporary Ukraine, Saturday 1 November 2014 Politics, principles, and conscience demand that Ukraine make no agreements with Russia. After the Kremlin’s annexation of Crimea and incitement followed by direct intervention in the east, it would be unseemly at best and treasonous at worst for Kyiv to engage in any sort of deal-making with Moscow today –...

  • Events

    India & Her Neighbours

    29 October 2014. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Veena Sikri
    Former High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh
    Arundel House, London
    Monday 29 October 2014

  • IISS Voices

    Virginia Comolli: The narrow road to stability in Mali’s north

    29 October 2014.  As talks continue to falter with Tuareg rebels behind the 2012 coup in the north, Malians describe to the IISS how poverty, corruption and now Ebola are other obstacles on the road to peace

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