• IISS Voices

    Herve Lemahieu: Myanmar’s messy election will test ‘disciplined democracy’

    22 August 2015.  It is far from certain how the nascent political system – a halfway house in which the military remains a key political arbitrator – will cope with the more complex demands to be faced.

  • Expert Commentary

    El Pais: Suu Kyi Será Clave

    22 August 2015.  Por Herve Lemahieu, Research Associate for Political Economy and Security El 8 de noviembre los votantes de Myanmar acuden a las urnas. La perspectiva de unas elecciones relativamente libres (o “lo suficientemente buenas”) son mucho mejores que en 2010, cuando llegó al poder un gobierno dirigido por generales jubilados del antiguo régimen militar. Aunque, en su favor, hay que decir que la administración del presidente Thein Sein implantó reformas de amplio alcance que...

  • Strategic Comments

    Thailand’s troubled politics

    18 August 2015. 

    A bomb attack in the Thai capital, Bangkok has again focused international attention on the country’s turbulent domestic politics.

  • Events

    Members' Launch of The Armed Conflict Survey

    15 July 2015. 

    Book Launch
    Nigel Inkster
    Editor, The Armed Conflict Survey;
    Director, Transnational Threats and Political Risk, IISS
    Arundel House, London
    Wednesday 15 July 2015, 13:00-14:00

  • Events

    The UK and the EU: Making the most of an awkward partnership

    15 July 2015. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Rt Hon. Lord Garel-Jones
    Member, House of Lords, Former Minister of State, Foreign and 
    Commonwealth Office
    Managing Director, UBS; Chairman UBS Latin America
    Arundel House, London
    Wednesday 15 July 2015, 6.30-8pm

  • IISS Voices

    Herve Lemahieu: Aung San Suu Kyi and Xi Jinping's historic meeting

    12 June 2015.  It’s striking to see the democracy icon and Burmese opposition leader with China’s Communist leader. In fact, however, this is just a continuation of the way China and Myanmar have long done business.

  • News

    What next for Burundi?

    03 June 2015.  Weeks of deadly protests in Bujumbura and a failed coup attempt have raised questions about Burundi's political direction, and whether decades-old tension between the majority Hutus and minority Tutsis could resurface.

  • IISS Voices

    Hanna Ucko Neill: What next for Burundi?

    03 June 2015.  Weeks of deadly protests in Bujumbura and a failed coup attempt have raised questions about Burundi's political direction, and whether decades-old tension between the majority Hutus and minority Tutsis could resurface.

  • Events

    Key Security and Defence Issues for the New UK Government

    18 May 2015. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Douglas Barrie
    Senior Fellow for Military Aerospace, IISS
    Ben Barry
    Senior Fellow for Land Warfare, IISS
    Nigel Inkster
    Director of Transnational Threats and Political Risk, IISS
    Giri Rajendran
    Research Associate for Defence and Economics, IISS
    Arundel House, London
    Monday 18 May 2015

  • Survival

    Leaving Europe: British Process, Greek Event

    11 May 2015.  British exit from the European Union would be a long, difficult and conflictual process. Greek exit from the euro would centre on a short, punctuated crisis.

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