• Events

    Brazil’s Political Landscape: New Demands, New Actors

    21 October 2014. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Marcus Freitas 
    Professor of International Law and International Relations,
    Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado (FAAP), Brazil 
    Dr Anthony Pereira
    Director of the Brazil Institute, King’s College London
    Arundel House, London
    Tuesday 21 October 2014, 12:30-1:30pm

  • IISS Voices

    Adrian Hofer: A rogue Libyan general’s odd campaign

    17 October 2014.  Who is Khalifa Haftar, the former army general who has vowed to rid Libya of Islamists – and have his military operations against them helped or merely plunged the country into further chaos?

  • Expert Commentary

    Reforma: Ven frustración en destrozos en Guerrero

    16 October 2014.  Reforma interview with Antônio Sampaio, Research Analyst for Security and Development La radicalizaron de las protestas contra el Gobierno de Ángel Aguirre Rivero reflejan la frustración de una sociedad cansada por el abandono institucional en materia de seguridad y desarrollo, afirmó el Instituto Internacional de Estudios Estratégicos (IISS, por sus siglas en inglés) de Londres. "Las manifestaciones son una muestra de la gran insatisfacción hacia el Gobierno local y los vacíos democráticos que no...

  • News

    A rogue Libyan general’s odd campaign

    16 October 2014.  Who is Khalifa Haftar, the former army general who has vowed to rid Libya of Islamists – and have his military operations against them helped or merely plunged the country into further chaos?

  • Strategic Comments

    Ukraine’s election: springboard for change?

    13 October 2014. 

    Elections to Ukraine's parliament should result in a new government that reflects the political changes that have occurred in the country since late 2013. But if it is not able to implement long-overdue institutional reforms, there is a substantial risk of another political crisis in the next few years.

  • Politics and Strategy

    Charlotte Kennedy: Pakistan's protests

    09 October 2014.  Islamabad’s tree-lined streets, usually clear, are now trash-strewn and cluttered with tents. Men and women camped opposite Parliament House are washing their clothes, rolling up their bed mats and quietly gossiping over deep-fried parathas and boiling cups of milky tea. Children play between the tents and barbed wire, while local police, weary in the summer heat and itchy in their polyester uniforms, rest on their rifles. Many of these people have...

  • IISS Voices

    Antonio Sampaio: Despite Rousseff win, desire for change remains strong in Brazil

    06 October 2014.  By Antonio Sampaio, Research Analyst for Security and Development During this presidential campaign, Brazilian voters have witnessed a fight for the post of banner-man or -woman of a wealthier, connected and activist middle class. This socio-economic sector of the population, which has grown by almost 40 million people over the past 12 years or so, has been calling for structural changes to a massive emerging country where economic growth has slowed...

  • IISS Voices

    Hebatalla Taha: Houthis seize power in Yemen

    06 October 2014.  Houthi rebels from northern Yemen have muscled their way into a power-sharing agreement in Sanaa, after physically overrunning the capital. It is another victory for force in one of the world's poorest and most strife-torn countries.

  • News

    Houthis seize power in Yemen

    06 October 2014.  Houthi rebels from northern Yemen have muscled their way into a power-sharing agreement in Sanaa, after physically overrunning the capital. It is another victory for force in one of the world's poorest and most strife-torn countries

  • Strategic Comments

    Libya’s civil war no closer to resolution

    03 October 2014. 

    Libya Dawn’s gambit of breaking with parliament and seizing Tripoli has yet to deliver a solid return. It continues to hope that parliament will make a power-and-oil-sharing concession in return for peace. If no such compromise is agreed, war is likely to continue.

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