• Events

    POSTPONED: Confronting the silent killer – policing violent extremism

    26 May 2017. 

    Discussion meeting
    Commander Mak Chishty QPM, Metropolitan Police Service
    Chaired by Nigel Inkster, Director of Future Conflict and Cyber Security, IISS
    Arundel House, London
    Friday 26 May, 12.30-1.30pm BST

  • Events

    The rise of jihad in the West: discussion with Professor Gilles Kepel

    24 May 2017. 

    Discussion meeting
    Gilles Kepel, Professor of Political Science, École Normale Superieure
    Chaired by Nigel Inkster, Director of Future Conflict and Cyber Security, IISS
    Arundel House, London
    Wednesday 24 May, 12-1pm BST

  • Armed Conflict Survey

    Chapter 1, Part III: The Islamic State’s Shifting Narrative

    09 May 2017. 

    As its territorial losses continued, ISIS replaced its narrative of tamkin with an emphasis on the centrality of Islamic beliefs, attempting to boost the morale of its fighters in Mosul, Raqqa and other areas of strategic importance.

  • Events

    Forward thinking on transnational threats

    05 April 2017. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Michael Miklaucic, Director of Research, Information and Publications, Center for Complex Operations, US National Defense University
    Mark Shaw, Director, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime
    Tuesday Reitano, Deputy Director, Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime
    Hilary Matfess, Research Analyst and Senior Programme Officer, Center For Democracy and Development, Abuja
    Arundel House, London
    Wednesday 5 April 2017, 12.30–2pm BST

  • Events

    Managing the Power Within: China's Central State Security Commission

    04 April 2017. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Samantha Hoffman, Research Consultant at IISS Future Conflict and Cyber Security and Defence and Military Analysis programmes
    Peter Mattis, Fellow, Jamestown Foundation China Programme
    Arundel House, London
    Tuesday 4 April 2017, 10–11am BST

  • Survival

    Book Reviews

    20 March 2017.  War, Conflict and the Military H.R. McMaster
    Middle East Ray Takeyh
    Politics and International Relations Gilles Andréani
    United States David C. Unger

  • Survival

    The Logic of American Strategy in the Middle East

    20 March 2017.  The Department of Defense remains engaged in the Middle East because doing so serves both America’s interests and those of its regional allies and partners.

  • Events

    Whither Turkey? Constitutional Change and Growing External Pressures

    22 February 2017. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Gareth Jenkins, IISS Consulting Member and Freelance Analyst
    Arundel House, London
    Wednesday 22 February 2017, 11am–12pm GMT

  • The Military Balance

    Chapter I, Part II: Special-operations forces

    14 February 2017. 

    Special operations and special-operations forces
    Missions and capabilities
    SOF limitations
    Employing and building SOF
    Developing future SOF capabilities

  • Adelphi Books

    Harsh Lessons: Iraq, Afghanistan and the Changing Character of War

    25 January 2017.  This Adelphi book examines the military evolution of the US-led interventions in Afghanistan and Iraq, and their implications for the future character of war.

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