• IISS Voices

    China’s Emergence as a Global Security Actor

    23 June 2017.  How should Europe react to China's growing role on the international stage?

  • Events

    Tensions in Asia: prospects for the peaceful resolution of conflicts

    15 June 2017. 

    IISS Shangri-La Dialogue 2017 Discussion Series
    Amy Celico, Principal, Albright Stonebridge Group
    Mark Fitzpatrick, Executive Director, IISS–Americas
    Daniel Russel, Diplomat in Residence and Senior Fellow, Asia Society Policy Institute
    Chaired by Rick Grove, President, US Friends of the IISS; CEO, Rutter Associates
    The Princeton Club of New York, New York
    Thursday 15 June, 6.30–8pm EDT

  • Strategic Dossiers

    Chapter Six: Australia’s Uncertain Regional Security Role

    02 June 2017. 

    A Deteriorating Regional Security Outlook; Australia’s Domestic Political Disarray and its Foreign-Policy Implications; Whither the Australia–United States Alliance?; Keeping China at Arm’s Length?; Australia and the South China Sea; Cautious Defence Engagement in Southeast Asia; Japan and India: Revitalising the ‘Quad’?; Conclusion

  • Events

    Harsh Lessons: Iraq, Afghanistan and the Changing Character of War

    02 June 2017. 

    Book Launch
    Brigadier (Retired) Ben Barry OBE, Senior Fellow for Land Warfare, IISS
    IISS Shangri-La Dialogue
    Peony Room, Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore
    22 Orange Grove Road, 258350
    Friday 2 June 2017, 3–4pm SGT

  • Shangri-La Voices

    Waiting for Uncle Sam

    02 June 2017.  In this article for the Straits Times, William Choong notes that unlike in past years, China is not likely to be in the spotlight at the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue 2017. Instead, it's the United States that will be in the hot seat as observers watch what it has to say about its commitment to the region.

  • Shangri-La Voices

    Trump administration's operation in South China Sea: better late than never

    02 June 2017.  The Trump administration's first freedom of navigation operation in the South China Sea is a key indicator of US commitment to the region, argues Lynn Kuok – a Southeast Asian Young Leader at the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue this year – in this article for the Straits Times. 

  • Shangri-La Voices

    Revitalising America’s Asia strategy: implications for Australia

    01 June 2017.  The United States has a major opportunity to reassure its Southeast Asian allies at the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue this weekend. If it doesn't, the perception will be that the US is ceding regional leadership to China. In this piece for the Strategist, Tim Huxley and Benjamin Schreer argue that if this happens, Australia cannot afford to be strategically passive.

  • Shangri-La Voices

    Developing the Five Power Defence Arrangements

    01 June 2017.  The Five Power Defence Arrangements (FPDA) is a low-profile regional security institution between Australia, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore and the United Kingdom. In this article for the Straits Times, Tim Huxley argues that while the original reasons for the FPDA's formation have become redundant, some thought and energy could enable it to play an important role in the stability of Southeast Asia.

  • Shangri-La Voices

    Asia-Pacific Regional Security Assessment 2017

    01 June 2017.  The Asia-Pacific Regional Security Assessment 2017: Key developments and trends is the fourth in a series of publications covering a range of Asia-Pacific-focused regional strategic, geopolitical, economic, military and security topics. It is published in association with the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue, the International Institute for Strategic Studies’ annual security summit held in Singapore.

  • Shangri-La Voices

    Japan's growing concern over China's naval might

    30 May 2017.  In this article for BBC News, Alexander Neill takes a look at the tension between Japan and China in the naval domain. As Japan's naval forces and their largest warship, the JS Izumo, take a more active role in Asian waters, the potential for escalation between the two countries is increasing.

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