• The Military Balance

    Chapter 1, Part I: Directed energy weapons: finally coming of age?

    02 December 2015.  Laser weapons
    US naval laser research
    Other defence-related laser research
    Radio-frequency weapons
    Challenges to and ramifications of RF weapon use

  • Events

    The IISS Manama Dialogue 2015

    30 October 2015. 

    11th Regional Security Summit
    Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain Hotel & Spa
    30 October - 01 November 2015

  • Events

    Strategy for the Twenty-First Century

    12 October 2015. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Harlan Ullman, Chairman, CNIGuard
    Arundel House, London
    Wednesday 7 October, 12-1pm

  • Events

    A Conversation with General Raheel Sharif

    01 October 2015. 

    Off-the-Record Discussion
    General Raheel Sharif
    Chief of Army Staff, Pakistan
    Arundel House, London
    Thursday, 01 October 2015

  • Expert Commentary

    BBC World Service: Arab world ‘doesn’t like what Putin does, but likes how he does it’

    29 September 2015.  Interview with Emile Hokayem, Senior Fellow for Middle East Security Lawrence Pollard, Newsday presenter: Let’s ask a little bit about how it [Russia’s intervention in Syria] appears across the Arab world. Emile Hokayem is Middle East analyst at the International Institute for Strategic Studies and the author of Syria’s Uprising and the Fracturing of the Levant. Welcome, Emile, to the programme. First off, will this deeper involvement by Putin in the...

  • Survival

    The Strategy of Sponsorship

    22 September 2015.  Sponsorship strategies bolster and subsidise allies who share America’s interests and are motivated to implement them.

  • Strategic Survey

    Chapter 6: Europe

    15 September 2015. 

    France: Growing Foreign Engagement
    United Kingdom: Risks Remain after Election Surprise
    Germany: Wider Security Role
    Turkey: End of the Erdogan Era?

  • Strategic Survey

    Chapter 12: Prospectives

    15 September 2015.  Strategic unease is the defining feature of the international security climate. Western leaders cling to the ‘rules-based order’ their predecessors created and on which they consider global stability to rest. Yet that order is being challenged. ‘Rule breaking’ is not being effectively deterred. Facts on the ground, sea, air and in cyberspace are being created that confront, rather than reinforce, established norms. The European security order has been rocked by...

  • Strategic Survey

    Chapter 11: Asia-Pacific

    15 September 2015. 

    China: Assertive Leadership
    Japan: Defence Reforms and Faltering Recovery
    Korean Peninsula: Diplomatic Stasis
    Australia: Political Rows and Regional Hedging
    Southeast Asia: Major Security Challenges, Political Uncertainties

  • Strategic Survey

    Chapter 3, part I: A New Era in the Oil Market

    15 September 2015. 

    Strategic Policy Issues

Welcome to the IISS’ new search feature: here you will find content from the Institute on the topic/region selected. Click ‘advanced search options’ to filter by content type, date, related topics and/or experts.

To see your previous purchases and favourites, log-in to My IISS.