• Events

    Turkey’s perspective on the Middle East: is there light at the end of the tunnel?

    27 November 2017. 

    Monday 27 November, 5–6pm GMT
    Arundel House, London
    Speaker:
    Binali Yıldırım, Prime Minister of Turkey

  • Events

    Alastair Buchan Lecture 2017: Professor Francois Heisbourg

    16 November 2017. 

    IISS Alastair Buchan Lecture
    Thursday 16 November, 6.30–7.30pm GMT
    Arundel House, London
    Speaker:
    Professor François Heisbourg, Chairman of the IISS Council and former Director of the IISS
    Chair:
    Dr John Chipman, Director-General and Chief Executive, IISS

  • Events

    Does conflict threaten Myanmar's political transition?

    07 November 2017. 

    Tuesday 7 November, 10.30–11.30am EDT
    IISS–Americas, Washington DC
    Speakers:
    Priscilla A. Clapp, Senior Advisor, United States Institute of Peace
    Maxwell J. Hamilton, Visiting Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
    Yun Sun, Senior Associate, Stimson Center
    Chair:
    Leigh Morris Sloane, Managing Director, IISS–Americas

  • Events

    Armed movements, fragmentation and conflict in Myanmar

    06 November 2017. 

    Monday 6 November, 12.30–1.30pm GMT
    Arundel House, London
    Speaker:
    Dr David Brenner, lecturer in International Relations, Department of Politics, University of Surrey
    Chair:
    Dr Anastasia Voronkova, Research Fellow for Armed Conflict, IISS

  • Strategic Survey

    Chapter 6: Sub-Saharan Africa

    06 September 2017. 

    The intervention in Gambia fits a broader trend: West Africa is becoming increasingly democratic – or at least less tolerant of dictators.

  • Strategic Survey

    Chapter 7: Middle East and North Africa

    06 September 2017. 

    Maintaining the most potent geopolitical rivalry in the Middle East, Iran and Saudi Arabia moved even further apart in the year to mid-2017, seeking to solidify their respective alliances and adjust their positions in response to fluctuating US policy.

  • Strategic Survey

    Chapter 8: Russia and Eurasia

    06 September 2017. 

    As neither the US nor Russia has put forward realistic proposals to address the structural problems in their relationship – despite the need for such measures in arms control and the security architecture of the post-Soviet region – the new Cold War dynamic looks set to remain in place.

  • Survival

    Realism, Liberalism and the Iraq War

    17 July 2017.  Of the many conventional wisdoms of American foreign policy, none is more misleading than the notion that the Iraq War was a product of liberalism.

  • Survival

    Was the Rise of ISIS Inevitable?

    16 May 2017.  The most fateful American choice in the rise of ISIS was also the oldest one: the 2003 decision to invade Iraq, followed by the mismanagement of the occupation.

  • Armed Conflict Survey

    Chapter 5: South Asia

    09 May 2017. 

    Afghanistan
    India (Assam)
    India (CPI–Maoist)
    India (Manipur)
    India (Nagaland)
    India–Pakistan (Kashmir)
    Pakistan

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