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After a turbulent year in the Middle East and beyond, the world’s most powerful policymakers face urgent political, economic, social and security challenges. As John Jenkins explains, the IISS Manama Dialogue provides a vital forum for them to agree on collective solutions.
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If US President-elect Trump were to fulfil his strident campaign promises on immigration and trade with respect to Mexico, prospects for left-wing, populist candidates in the 2018 Mexican presidential election would likely improve. Victory for such a candidate could make Mexico significantly more antagonistic to the United States.
In the latest issue of Survival, Dana H. Allin argues that the US is entering terra incognita with the first overtly illiberal candidate to be elected president since the Second World War. Also in this issue, Ash Carter explains US policy towards Russia, Gordon Barrass revisits Able Archer 83 and Emile Hokayem and David Roberts analyse the war in Yemen.
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All IISS Adelphi books are on offer at three for the price of two. Here we recommend the Asia nuclear collection, which analyses the nuclear landscape in China, Pakistan, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan.
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Missile-Defence Cooperation in the Gulf looks at Iran's missile capabilities and the efforts by Gulf Arab states to counter the threat they pose. At the London launch on 1 December the authors introduced the Dossier – an up-to-date synthesis of IISS regional and technical expertise – and answered questions from the audience.
Now in its 50th edition, Strategic Survey 2016 provides in-depth analysis of the significant events and strategic decisions of the year.
The IISS’s inaugural online Annual Review highlights its key achievements in 2015–16.
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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.
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