The International Institute for Strategic Studies - Singapore

Asia is an increasingly important focus for the IISS, as regional powers rise and an array of new security challenges emerge.

Strategic Dossier

Asia-Pacific Regional Security Assessment 2016

This dossier assesses a range of Asia-Pacific regional strategic, geopolitical, economic, military and security topics – from the South China Sea to developments in defence-industrial capabilities.


How to follow the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue 2016

Fullerton Lectures

The IISS–Fullerton Lecture series comprises six lectures a year, bringing major figures in Asia-Pacific and international affairs to speak in Singapore.

Latest IISS Posts on Asia

Adelphi Book

Asia's Latent Nuclear Powers

Under what conditions would the democracies in Northeast Asia seek to join the nuclear weapons club? 

China's Cyber Power

As China increasingly gains the economic benefits of global connectivity, the West’s technological edge is fast eroding.