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How has North Korea managed to make such astounding progress with its long-range missile programme over the last two years? Read our exclusive analysis by Michael Elleman, Senior Fellow for Missile Defence.
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22 September 2017.
Despite Beijing’s displeasure, the latest round of US sanctions on foreign banks associated with North Korea is preferable to military options that could trigger a full-scale war, says Matthew Cottee.
21 September 2017.
Germany sets up new cyber spook agency; Saudi Arabia lifts ban on internet calling apps; Facebook silences Rohingya refugees by deleting accounts.
20 September 2017.
IISS Chief Executive John Chipman introduces Strategic Survey 2017, assessing a year of rising threats and weakening global alliances.
20 September 2017.
Our analysts address the key issues at the heart of Strategic Survey 2017, the IISS annual assessment of geopolitics. The book provides objective, in-depth analysis of the global political and security environment.
14 September 2017.
China issues new rules for online messaging and social media; Russia and South Africa increase dialogue on information security; EU defence ministers hold cyber war game in Tallinn; India reconsiders data privacy.
08 September 2017.
The proliferation of militia groups in the CAR illustrates wider trends typical of militia activity in Africa and beyond.
06 September 2017.
Germany braced for Russian interference in September elections; re-election of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta overturned by Supreme Court; North Korea’s nuclear test expunged from Chinese social media.
04 September 2017.
Sanctions and wild threats will not end North Korea’s nuclear programme; Washington should consider how to contain a nuclear-armed Pyongyang. Matthew Cottee predicts a prolonged and uncomfortable standoff.
30 August 2017.
Russia to deploy information warfare unit in military exercise with Belarus; Chinese scientists conduct underwater quantum communication; social media offenders could face ten years in jail in new draft bill in Zimbabwe.
25 August 2017.
Across South Asia, India and China are competing to expand their respective maritime influences in the Indian Ocean. In view of ongoing border disputes, New Delhi could well resume quadrilateral naval exercises with the US, Japan and Australia, says Rahul Roy-Chaudhury.
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