• Events

    Delivering the Integrated Approach in Fragile and Conflict-Affected States

    10 September 2014. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Mark White
    Deputy Head, Stabilisation Unit, UK Government
    Arundel House, London
    Wednesday, 10 September, 12:30-13:30pm

  • EU Non Proliferation and Disarmament Conference

    Deterrence, Non-Proliferation and Disarmament

    05 September 2014. 

    EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference 2014 Special Session 10
    Chair: Corentin Brustlein, Research Fellow, Institut Français des Relations Internationales
    Paolo Foradori, Professor, School of International Studies, University of Trento, Italy
    Alexey Arbatov, Member, World Economy and International Relations (IMEMO), Russian Academy of Sciences;
    Scholar in Residence, Non-Proliferation Program, Moscow
    William Alberque, Head, Arms Control and Coordination Section, NATO Headquarters

  • Politics and Strategy

    Dana Allin: In the Matter of James E. Doyle

    02 September 2014.  James E. Doyle filed an appeal last month with the US secretary of energy, seeking redress for being punished by his recent employer, the Los Alamos National Laboratory, over an article that Doyle published in the February–March 2013 issue of Survival. My colleague Mark Fitzpatrick has already commented on the case for this blog; among other words of praise, he called Doyle’s essay the ‘best Survival article with which I...

  • Strategic Comments

    UK aircraft carrier: projecting military power

    12 August 2014. 

    The July launch of the UK's biggest-ever warship was an important step forward for its aircraft-carrier programme. But questions remain about whether one or two ships will enter service, and about the aircraft that will be on board.

  • Survival

    Cyber Warfare and Sino-American Crisis Instability

    25 July 2014.  China and the US both recognise that an armed conflict between them would include cyber warfare. But there is a curious and risky failure to connect the tactical military advantages of cyber attacks with the strategic hazards.

  • Survival

    Sustaining Europe’s Security

    25 July 2014. 

    Future generations should not be burdened with debt, but their security needs must also be met.

  • Survival

    Letting Things Go

    25 July 2014. 

    Obama’s restraint in the use of force has good precedent. He should be judged by the substance and not the shadow of power.

  • 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

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