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Armed Conflict Survey

War in Ukraine, years of civil conflict in Syria and ISIS over-running Iraqi cities – all seem to signal a new, more dangerous phase of history. The new IISS Armed Conflict Survey provides a reference guide to the state of the world, with statistics and details on more than 40 of the world’s major conflicts – from Afghanistan to Yemen – plus essays on hybrid war, global jihad and much more.

Regional Security Assessment 2015

Key developments in Asia-Pacific security

This Strategic Dossier focuses on the evolving roles of the major powers in the Asia-Pacific.

Survival: Global Politics and Strategy

ISIS’s four principal manifestations – as a guerrilla army, Sunni political movement, millenarian cult and administrator of territory – suggest a strategy against it: aggressive containment.

The essential military reference

The Military Balance 2015

The Military Balance is the IISS flagship annual assessment of the military capabilities and defence economics of 171 countries worldwide. New features include technical equipment-focused graphics, a chart of Russia’s armed forces and analytical essays on hybrid warfare, directed energy weapons and US space systems.

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