• IISS Voices

    Climate talks limp on

    24 November 2017.  At this year’s United Nations climate talks, the official delegations made minimal progress – but fringe events carried the energy of past successes, writes Jeffrey Mazo.

  • Survival

    Noteworthy

    20 November 2017.  In the December–January issue, Hal Brands argues that Donald Trump is damaging the core values that constitute effective US global leadership; Erik Jones examines the threat posed to democracy by identity politics following the Catalan referendum; Richard G. Whitman discusses the potential impact of a ‘hard Brexit’ on foreign policy; Nelly Lahoud considers the future of the Islamic State as a non-territorial entity; Ian Anthony warns that abandoning the INF...

  • Events

    Singapore International Energy Week: India’s energy strategy

    26 October 2017. 

    Thursday 26 October, 9.30am–12pm SGT
    Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands Singapore
    Speakers:
    Pierre Noel, Senior Fellow for Economic and Energy Security, IISS
    Ashwin Gambhir, Senior Research Associate, Prayas Energy Group
    Dipesh Dipu, Founder and Partner, Jenissi Consulting
    Neeti Tandon, Asia Advisor, Gas Policy & Market Development, Shell
    Chair:
    Pierre Noel, Senior Fellow for Economic and Energy Security, IISS

  • Survival

    Noteworthy

    17 July 2017.  In the August–September issue, Daniel Deudney and G. John Ikenberry argue that the Iraq War was the product of foreign-policy realism, not liberalism; Nigel Inkster asks how military cyber power might be measured; Douglas Barrie examines Russia’s deployment of a ground-launched cruise missile in violation of the INF Treaty; Brad Roberts explores approaches to strategic stability under the Obama and Trump administrations; William C. Potter traces the diplomatic route to...

  • Politics and Strategy

    Mattis’ difficult sell in Singapore

    01 June 2017.  Who can tell us more about the future of US foreign policy – the erratic President Donald Trump or respected figures such as Defense Secretary James Mattis? As Dana Allin argues, if Trump does follow through on his threat to withdraw from the Paris climate change agreement, it will make it harder for Mattis to convince Asia-Pacific allies that the US really does care about the future of the region.

  • Shangri-La Voices

    Mattis’ difficult sell in Singapore

    01 June 2017.  Who can tell us more about the future of US foreign policy – the erratic President Donald Trump or respected figures such as Defense Secretary James Mattis? As Dana Allin argues, if Trump does follow through on his threat to withdraw from the Paris climate change agreement, it will make it harder for Mattis to convince Asia-Pacific allies that the US really does care about the future of the region.

  • Survival

    Noteworthy

    16 May 2017.  In the June–July 2017 issue, Hal Brands and Peter Feaver explore whether different US policy choices between 2003 and 2014 could have stopped the rise of ISIS; James Dobbins and Seth G. Jones ask what strategic choices can ensure that ISIS’s imminent loss of its remaining territorial strongholds will mean lasting defeat; Fabrice Pothier highlights the necessity of an area-access strategy for NATO; Tim Huxley and Benjamin Schreer analyse Donald...

  • Events

    Water, Security and Peace: Environmental Issues in Israeli-Palestinian Relations

    31 March 2017. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Ambassador Oded Eran, Senior Research Fellow, The Institute for National Security Studies (Israel)
    Gidon Bromberg, Israel Co-Director of EcoPeace Middle East
    Arundel House, London
    Friday 31 March 2017, 1–2pm BST

  • Events

    Downstream Oil Theft Report Launch

    21 March 2017. 

    Report launch
    Richard L. Morningstar, Founding director and chariman of the Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council
    Dr Ian Ralby, Nonresident senior fellow, Atlantic Council
    Arundel House, London
    Tuesday 21 March 2017, 12.30–1.30pm GMT

  • Strategic Comments

    Somalia’s ever-arduous transition

    06 March 2017. 

    The 8 February 2017 presidential election in Somalia afforded Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed (also known as Farmajo) an exceptionally strong mandate to fight corruption and governmental dysfunction, and to forge elusive state viability. But it is essential for him to ensure that Somali national forces are capable of maintaining Somalia’s security against the still-formidable jihadist group al-Shabaab before the UN-mandated African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) departs.

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