• Military Balance Blog

    Douglas Barrie & Henry Boyd: Russian cruise missile goes off-range

    21 July 2014.  By Douglas Barrie, Senior for Fellow for Military Aerospace, and Henry Boyd, Research Associate for Defence and Military Analysis Recent imagery released as part of official coverage of Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu’s visit to the 26th Missile Brigade at Luga (around 135km south of St Petersburg) shows an Iskander (SS-26 Stone). The transporter-erector-launcher is seen with a launch container for a cruise missile, most likely from the Novator Design Bureau...

  • Events

    IISS-US Adelphi Book Launch: Beyond Air-Sea Battle

    17 July 2014. 

    IISS-US Adelphi Book Launch
    Aaron Friedberg
    Professor of Politics and International Affairs, Princeton University
    Discussant: Elbridge Colby
    Robert M. Gates Fellow, Center for New American Security
    IISS-US, Washington DC
    Thursday 17 July 2014

  • Events

    Imperatives of Stability in South Asia

    03 July 2014. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Brigadier Zahir Kazmi
    Visiting Fellow for South Asia (Strategic Affairs), IISS
    Arundel House, London
    Thursday 3 July 2014

  • Events

    Is there an Arms Race in Asia?

    26 June 2014. 

    IISS-US Discussion Meeting
    Christian Le Mière
    Senior Fellow for Naval Forces and Maritime Security, IISS
    Douglas Paal
    Vice President for Studies and Director of the Asia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
    Thursday 26 June 2014

  • Events

    The Changing International Order and NATO

    16 June 2014. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Dr Andrew Murrison MP
    Minister for International Security Strategy
    Arundel House, London
    Monday 16 June 2014, 6-7pm

  • Events

    India's Maritime Security: Challenges and Opportunities

    16 June 2014. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Commodore Anil Jai Singh (Retd)
    Vice President, Indian Maritime Foundation, New Delhi, India
    Arundel House, London
    Monday 16 June 2014

  • Events

    Key developments and trends in Asia-Pacific security: UK Launch

    13 June 2014. 

    Strategic Dossier Launch
    Arundel House, London
    Friday 13 June

  • Shangri-La Voices

    William Choong: Better a war of words than clashes at sea

    05 June 2014.  By William Choong, Shangri-La Dialogue Senior Fellow for Asia-Pacific Security Speaking at the Shangri-La Dialogue last week, Lieutenant-General Wang Guanzhong dropped a proverbial bomb in the Island Ballroom. Halfway through his 38-minute speech, the deputy chief of general staff of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) accused Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and United States Secretary of Defence Chuck Hagel of ‘coordinating’ and ‘supporting’ one another in comments targeted at China. Lt-Gen. Wang...

  • Shangri-La Voices

    Christian Le Mière: Japan, Lawfare and the East China Sea

    04 June 2014.  By Christian Le Mière, Senior Fellow for Naval Forces and Maritime Security In an article published by The Diplomat on May 29, Jerome Cohen makes an impassioned and well-reasoned argument for states in East Asia to utilize independent, third-party arbitration mechanisms wherever possible to challenge China’s maximalist claims. This was very much the theme of a question I asked Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at his opening keynote address at this year’s Shangri-La Dialogue. Essentially, I asked the...

  • Shangri-La Voices

    Nigel Inkster: SLD 2014 – the gloves come off

    02 June 2014.  By Nigel Inkster, Director, Transnational Threats and Political Risk By general consensus, the 2014 Shangri-La Dialogue entered new territory. Until now, exchanges at the Dialogue had been very Asian in their circumspection and avoidance of controversy. Pressure has been building up for some time, driven by regional concerns about the implications of an increasingly assertive and militarily capable China disposed to challenge the United States’ status as guarantor of regional stability...

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