• NATO Transformation Seminar

    NATO Transformation Seminar 2017

    22 March 2017. 

    NATO Transformation Seminar 2017
    Wednesday 22 March–Thursday 23 March
    Marriott Hotel, Budapest, Hungary

  • NATO Transformation Seminar

    Young Professionals Day 2017

    21 March 2017. 

    NATO Transformation Seminar – Young Professionals Day 2017
    Tuesday 21 March
    Marriott Hotel, Budapest, Hungary


  • Survival

    Iran’s Revolutionary Guards: Readying Strength

    20 March 2017.  The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps is a state sponsor of terrorism, economic juggernaut, internal security service, expeditionary force and key political actor.

  • 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

    General McMaster’s Sandwich

    20 March 2017.  The new US national security advisor’s effectiveness will depend on President Donald Trump’s whim.

  • Survival

    Noteworthy

    20 March 2017.  In the April–May 2017 issue, François Heisbourg presents an analogy between Donald Trump and Kaiser Wilhelm II and argues that personality matters; Ash Carter examines why the United States continues its engagement in the Middle East; Mark Fitzpatrick sets out priorities for tackling the Iranian nuclear threat; Alexey Arbatov analyses the differences between the US and Russia in thinking on nuclear weapons; Hans Mouritzen defends the strategy of Finlandisation; Robert...

  • 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.

  • Survival

    Asia’s Diplomacy of Violence: China–US Coercion and Regional Order

    20 March 2017.  Military coercion has already changed the Asia-Pacific region.

  • Military Balance Blog

    NATO’s Enhanced Forward Presence: reassurance and deterrence

    20 February 2017.  A new NATO force lacks the size and power to deter Russian attacks on its own. But it will boost the cohesion and combat-readiness of NATO allies.

  • Military Balance Blog

    A federated way ahead for NATO in an age of complexity

    15 February 2017.  NATO faces a set of security challenges that are unprecedented in their complexity and potentially increasing gravity, argues a new paper written by the IISS ahead of the Alliance’s March Transformation Seminar. Its calls for NATO to adopt a ‘persistent federated approach’ to its commitments and relationships both within the Alliance and among its members, so that it can benefit from the capabilities and expertise of member nations, and deliver...

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