• IISS Voices

    High-level corruption fuels Honduras election crisis

    14 December 2017.  The public despair driving recent protests stems, in part, from the enormous power of organised crime groups.

  • Events

    The role of the judiciary in post-ISIS Iraq: a conversation with Chief Justice Faiq Zaidan

    05 October 2017. 

    Thursday 5 October, 4–5pm BST
    Arundel House, London
    Speaker:
    His Excellency Faiq Zaidan, Chief Justice and Head of the Supreme Judicial Council, Iraq
    Chair:
    Dr Toby Dodge, Consulting Senior Fellow for the Middle East, IISS; Director, Middle East Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science

  • Strategic Survey

    Chapter 3, Part IV: Resurgence of Information Warfare

    18 September 2017. 

    Russia’s intense interest in probing Western civilian-communications infrastructure in recent years suggests that it is preparing to deny adversaries access to the information space in times of crisis.

  • Strategic Survey

    Chapter 3, Part III: Urbanisation, Violence and City-Led Policymaking

    18 September 2017. 

    Amid exponential growth in the number of people living in cities in low-income or fragile states, gaps in infrastructure, public services and security capacity present opportunities to non-state armed groups.

  • Strategic Survey

    Chapter 9: Europe

    06 September 2017. 

    A combination of factors relating to growing disaffection with democracy, instability on Europe’s periphery and the legacy of the economic and financial crisis has created divisions among EU member states that run between West and East, North and South.


  • ACD Insight

    Islamist terror in Southeast Asia: the battle for Marawi

    06 June 2017.  Attempts to snatch a self-declared ISIS leader have descended into a battle for control of the Philippine city of Marawi. How strong is the militant presence in the region – and what are those militants’ ties to the global Jihadist movement?

  • Shangri-La Voices

    Islamist terror in Southeast Asia: the battle for Marawi

    02 June 2017.  Attempts to snatch a self-declared ISIS leader have descended into a battle for control of the Philippine city of Marawi. How strong is the militant presence in the region – and what are those militants’ ties to the global Jihadist movement?

  • IISS Voices

    Is Mexico really in a state of conflict?

    12 May 2017.  During our work monitoring the world’s armed conflicts, we look at a number of criteria to discern whether a country is in conflict, rather than suffering from high levels of violent criminality. A conflict’s duration and tempo, as well as the threat it poses to the state, are key factors, explains Anastasia Voronkova.

  • Events

    Mauritania's Security Approach: Domestic and Regional Challenges

    25 April 2017. 

    Discussion Meeting
    H.E. Dr. Isselkou Ould Ahmed Izid Bih, Minister for Foreign Affairs & Cooperation, Islamic Republic of Mauritania
    2-3 Bloomsbury House, London, WC1A 2RL
    Tuesdsay 25 April 2017, 3.30pm–4.30pm BST

  • Events

    India’s maritime security in the Indian Ocean and Indo-Pacific

    19 April 2017. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Dr Satu Limaye, Director, East West Center in Washington
    Arundel House, London
    Wednesday 19 April 2017, 11am–12pm BST

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