• Events

    Terrorism and the new disorder

    08 February 2018. 

    Thursday 8 February, 8.30–9.30am GMT
    Arundel House, London
    Speaker:
    John Raine CMG OBE, Senior Adviser for Geopolitical Due Diligence, IISS

  • Events

    After Afrin and Sochi: envisioning an endgame in Syria

    07 February 2018. 

    Wednesday 7 February, 4–5pm GMT
    Arundel House, London
    Speaker:
    Emile Hokayem, Senior Fellow for Middle East Security, IISS
    Chair:
    Dr Nicholas Redman, Director of Editorial, IISS

  • Survival

    Confronting Iran

    30 January 2018.  The Trump administration has an opportunity to counter Iranian influence in the Middle East – but its incompetence could prove disastrous.

  • Survival

    Iran’s Protests and the Fate of the Nuclear Deal

    30 January 2018.  The Trump administration should continue to waive nuclear-related sanctions, lift the travel ban and support Iranian domestic freedoms.

  • IISS Voices

    Terrorism and the new disorder

    09 January 2018.  Two distinct terror threats are emerging in the Middle East - Sunni lone wolves and well-drilled Shia militias.

  • Politics and Strategy

    Protests in Iran are no reason to kill the nuclear deal

    04 January 2018.  The Trump administration should continue to waive nuclear-related sanctions, lift the travel ban and support Iranian domestic freedoms.

  • Expert Commentary

    Iran comes face to face with its own contradictions

    03 January 2018.  Economic problems fuel recent protests in the Islamic Republic.

  • IISS Voices

    Gulf security after 2020

    19 December 2017.  When UN Security Council Resolution 2231 – associated with the Iran nuclear deal – came into effect in late 2015, it included a clause preventing states from transferring conventional arms to Iran for five years. But what weapons would Iran buy, and how would they shape its military capabilities? A high-level group of experts examines the future of Gulf security after the moratorium on arms purchases expires.

  • Military Balance Blog

    Light of the Grain: illuminating Israel’s changing defence thinking

    11 December 2017.  Amid ongoing regional conflict, Israel’s largest military exercise in almost 20 years sheds light on its evolving perception of non-state threats on its northern borders.

  • IISS Voices

    Rouhani: between detente and nationalism

    08 December 2017.  Iran's president seeks economic growth and structural reform - but these will be near-impossible without the country’s re-integration into the global financial system.

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