• Events

    Iranian and Russian involvement in Syria: purposes and prospects

    20 November 2017. 

    Monday 20 November, 10–11am EST
    IISS–Americas, Washington DC
    Dr Mark Katz, Professor of Government and Politics, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University
    Dr Neda Bolourchi, Research Associate, Interdisciplinary Center for Innovative Theory and Empirics (INCITE)
    Mark Fitzpatrick, Executive Director, IISS–Americas

  • Expert Commentary

    Saudi Arabia right about Iran challenge; but needs strategy

    17 November 2017.  Rather than carefully pushing back Iran, Saudi Arabia's foreign and security policy has been haphazard and counterproductive, writes Emile Hokayem.

  • Expert Commentary

    Donald Trump, a new advocate for Iranian nationalism and Islamist hardliners

    07 November 2017.  The 2015 Iran nuclear deal was widely backed by the country’s citizens. The Trump administration’s decision on 13 October to ‘decertify’ Iranian compliance could provoke a return of anti-American sentiments.

  • Expert Commentary

    Macron, America and Iran: Searching for a middle way

    02 November 2017.  Macron's strategy of presenting France as a bridge between the US and Iran could face three main hurdles.

  • Politics and Strategy

    Fixing an Iran nuclear deal that ain’t broke

    23 October 2017.  The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action is not perfect, and its implementation can be improved. But the US Congress must avoid taking actions that would kill the deal.

  • Events

    The new US strategy on Afghanistan and South Asia: challenges and prospects

    18 October 2017. 

    Wednesday 18 October, 12.30–2pm BST
    Arundel House, London
    Dr Roger Kangas Academic Dean, Near East South Asia (NESA) Center for Strategic Studies
    John Wood, Associate Professor, NESA
    Jack Gill, Adjunct Professor, NESA
    Antoine Levesques, Research Associate for South Asia, IISS
    Rahul Roy-Chaudhury, Senior Fellow for South Asia, IISS

  • IISS Voices

    Iran deal decertification looms: what's next?

    12 October 2017.  EU efforts and calm heads in Congress may yet prevent a crisis.

  • Strategic Comments

    US Afghanistan policy: regional aspects

    05 October 2017. 

    US President Donald Trump's new ‘Afghanistan and South Asia’ policy identifies Pakistan and India as key players but ignores or minimises other influential regional actors with vested interests in Afghanistan, including China, Russia, Iran and Saudi Arabia. Unless the US better integrates their interests, any regional approach to Afghanistan's stability and security is unlikely to succeed.

  • IISS Voices

    Conflict and transformation in the Levant

    05 October 2017.  The Syrian conflict has radically changed the strategic landscape in the Levant. As the Islamic State collapses, old fault lines are widening and new ones emerging.

  • Events

    Conflicts and transformation in the Levant

    04 October 2017. 

    Wednesday 4 October, 12.30–2pm BST
    Arundel House, London
    Emile Hokayem, Senior Fellow for Middle East Security, IISS
    Dr Nicholas Redman, Director of Editorial; Editor, Strategic Survey and Adelphi Books, IISS

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