Publications

Books and journals on security and foreign-policy topics. IISS publications reflect the authoritative analysis of the International Institute for Strategic Studies in global political risk and military conflict.

Strategic Survey

The Annual Review of World Affairs

Strategic Survey covers all the events and themes of the year region by region, and includes special essays on important policy issues.

New Strategic Dossier

Harnessing IISS expertise to analyse key strategic issues. Our latest dossier looks at Iran's missile capabilities, the efforts to counter the threat they pose by Gulf Arab states and the broader evolution of security structures in the region.

Strategic Comments

Succinct analysis of global issues in 40 email alerts a year. IISS Strategic Comments also provide background detail to events in the news.


The Adelphi Series

This authoritative series of books on issues of international security is the Institute's principal contribution to policy-relevant, original academic research.

the military balance

The Military Balance 2016

The annual assessment of the military capabilities and defence economics of over 171 countries. It is an indispensable handbook for anyone conducting serious studies of security policy and military affairs.

Survival: Global Politics and Strategy

A leading forum for analysis and debate of international and strategic affairs.

New publication

Armed Conflict Survey 2016

The Armed Conflict Survey provides in-depth analysis of the political, military and humanitarian dimensions of all major armed conflicts, as well as data on fatalities, refugees and internally displaced persons. Compiled by the IISS, publisher of The Military Balance, it is the standard reference work on contemporary conflict.

IISS Newsletter

The quarterly newsletter allows IISS members to keep abreast of the full spectrum of the Institute's activities, conferences and meetings.

Conference Proceedings

The IISS convenes international conferences and summits in all parts of the globe, and manages and runs many international events.

Monitoring Conflicts Worldwide

Armed Conflict Database

A regularly updated IISS online resource providing detailed information on more than 70 conflicts worldwide.

strategic dossiers

Strategic Dossiers

Harnessing the Institute's technical expertise to present detailed information on the key strategic issues.