• The Military Balance

    Chapter 8: Latin America and the Caribbean

    14 February 2018.  Latin America and the Caribbean: Central America and the role of the armed forces; Post-FARC Colombia; Military developments in Mexico; Other developments; Defence economics; Macroeconomics: a modest recovery; Defence spending and procurement: budget constraints limit modernisation
    Venezuela: Command and control; Defence-doctrine changes; Economic crisis and defence acquisitions

  • The Military Balance

    The Military Balance 2018

    14 February 2018.  The Military Balance 2018 includes new arms orders and deliveries graphics, a wall chart focused on strategic-forces modernisation in China, Russia and the United States, and thematic texts on Chinese and Russian air-launched weapons, artificial intelligence and defence, and Russian strategic-force modernisation.

  • Events

    Transforming peace operations: new ideas for tackling protracted conflicts

    24 January 2018. 

    Wednesday 24 January, 12.30–1.45pm GMT
    Arundel House, London
    Lieutenant-General (Retd) Floriano Peixoto, Visiting Professor, King’s College London
    Antônio Sampaio, Research Associate for Security and Development, IISS

  • Survival

    When Americans Loved Simón Bolívar

    20 November 2017.  Caitlin Fitz’s Our Sister Republics uncovers a potent sense of American kinship towards Latin America’s nineteenth-century independence movements.

  • Strategic Survey

    Chapter 2: Drivers of Strategic Change

    06 September 2017. 

    Asia-Pacific; South Asia and Afghanistan; Sub-Saharan Africa; Middle East and North Africa; Russia and Eurasia; Europe; Latin America; North America

  • Survival

    The Black Bonaparte

    17 July 2017.  Philippe Girard’s exhaustively researched book, Toussaint Louverture: A Revolutionary Life, is a reminder that even the greatest among us reflect the constraints of our own times.

  • Events

    US–Latin American security cooperation under the Trump administration

    19 May 2017. 

    Discussion meeting
    Dr Craig Deare, Professor of International Security Affairs, National Defense University
    Chaired by Nick Redman, Director of Editorial; Editor, Adelphis and Strategic Survey, IISS
    Arundel House, London
    Friday 19 May, 12.30-1.30pm BST

  • Survival

    Book Reviews

    16 May 2017.  Europe Erik Jones
    Latin America Russell Crandall
    Culture and Society Jeffrey Mazo

  • IISS Voices

    Is Mexico really in a state of conflict?

    12 May 2017.  During our work monitoring the world’s armed conflicts, we look at a number of criteria to discern whether a country is in conflict, rather than suffering from high levels of violent criminality. A conflict’s duration and tempo, as well as the threat it poses to the state, are key factors, explains Anastasia Voronkova.

  • Armed Conflict Survey

    Chapter 8: Latin America

    09 May 2017. 

    Central America (Northern Triangle)

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