• IISS Voices

    Shiloh Fetzek: Climate change, violence and young people

    22 January 2015.  By Shiloh Fetzek, Consulting Research Associate for Climate Change and Security A new report from IISS, co-authored with International Alert and commissioned by UNICEF-UK, examines how the combined challenges of growing youth populations and climate impacts could multiply security risks in regions already vulnerable to poor governance and social and political instability. Both climate change and youthful population age structures can affect factors that shape the security environment and influence the risk of violence. Climate and...

  • Expert Commentary

    National Interest: For Ukraine, Weakness Could Be Its Greatest Strength

    21 January 2015.  By Samuel Charap, Senior Fellow for Russia and Eurasia, and Tymofiy Mylovanov The United States and the EU have demonstrated significant commitment to Ukraine’s success since the Maidan revolution. However, no Western leader has ever suggested that Ukraine has a blank check—that the Western commitment is without limits. Instead, as evidenced by the measured extent of financial and military assistance to Ukraine, this commitment is both limited and conditional. In particular, if...

  • Expert Commentary

    Economic Times: PM Narendra Modi outlines own version of inclusive growth strategy to his government

    19 January 2015.  By Sanjaya Baru, Director for Geo-economics and Strategy A flurry of activity on the economic policy front in the New Year culminated last week in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s important address to The Economic Times Global Business Summit (GBS). Just when many were beginning to get worried about the government’s slow pace of action, the lack of ‘movement on the ground’, as many businessmen would put it, about the BJP’s political...

  • Strategic Comments

    Nicaragua’s canal project stirs concerns

    14 January 2015. 

    A vast canal project, which will link Nicaragua's Atlantic and Pacific coasts and rival the Panama Canal, could transform the country's economy. But the project has courted controversy since its formal approval 18 months ago, not least because of its close links to China.

  • IGF

    The Geo-Economics of Commodities

    10 November 2014. 

    India Global Forum 2014 Third plenary Session
    Felipe Larraín Bascuñán, Former Minister of Finance, Chile; Senior Adviser, IISS
    Sheikh Mohammed Bin Essa Al Khalifa, Advisor for Political and Economic Affairs, Court of HRH the Crown Prince of Bahrain
    Memduh Karakullukçu, Vice Chairman and President, Global Relations Forum

  • IGF

    The Soft Power of Indian Enterprise

    10 November 2014. 

    India Global Forum 2014 Fourth plenary Session
    Sunil Bharti Mittal, Founder and Chairman, Bharti Enterprises
    Dr Habil Khorakiwala, Chairman, Wockhardt Group

  • IGF

    Keynote Address

    09 November 2014. 

    India Global Forum 2014 Keynote Address
    Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance and Minister of Defence, India

  • IGF

    India and the High Growth Economies – Opportunities and Challenges

    09 November 2014. 

    India Global Forum 2014 First Plenary Session
    Suresh Prabhu, Prime Minister’s G-20 Sherpa, India
    Yasutoshi Nishimura, State Minister, Cabinet Office, Japan

  • IGF

    India and the High Growth Economies – Opportunities and Challenges: Plenary Discussion

    09 November 2014. 

    India Global Forum 2014 First Plenary Session
    Suresh Prabhu, Prime Minister’s G-20 Sherpa, India
    Yasutoshi Nishimura, State Minister, Cabinet Office, Japan

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