• NATO Transformation Seminar

    NATO Transformation Seminar 2017

    22 March 2017. 

    NATO Transformation Seminar 2017
    Wednesday 22 March–Thursday 23 March
    Marriott Hotel, Budapest, Hungary

  • NATO Transformation Seminar

    Young Professionals Day 2017

    21 March 2017. 

    NATO Transformation Seminar – Young Professionals Day 2017
    Tuesday 21 March
    Marriott Hotel, Budapest, Hungary


  • Survival

    Small States and Finlandisation in the Age of Trump

    20 March 2017.  In a multipolar world with weak institutions, and where the alternative can be chaos and war, Finlandisation is better than its reputation.

  • Survival

    General McMaster’s Sandwich

    20 March 2017.  The new US national security advisor’s effectiveness will depend on President Donald Trump’s whim.

  • Survival

    Understanding the US–Russia Nuclear Schism

    20 March 2017.  The deep strategic differences between the United States and Russia, and the origins of those differences, have never been properly understood by either side.

  • Events

    Everyone Loses: The Ukraine Crisis and the Ruinous Contest for Post-Soviet Eurasia

    08 March 2017. 

    Book Launch
    Samuel Charap, Senior Fellow for Russia and Eurasia, IISS
    Toronto, Canada
    Wednesday 8 March 2017, 7–9pm EST

  • Events

    A conversation with the Japanese representative to NATO, Ambassador Masafumi Ishii

    03 March 2017. 

    Discussion Meeting
    His Excellency Masafumi Ishii, Ambassador of Japan to Belgium; Representative of the Government of Japan to NATO
    Arundel House, London
    Friday 3 March 2017, 3.30–4.30pm GMT

  • Military Balance Blog

    NATO’s Enhanced Forward Presence: reassurance and deterrence

    20 February 2017.  A new NATO force lacks the size and power to deter Russian attacks on its own. But it will boost the cohesion and combat-readiness of NATO allies.

  • Military Balance Blog

    A federated way ahead for NATO in an age of complexity

    15 February 2017.  NATO faces a set of security challenges that are unprecedented in their complexity and potentially increasing gravity, argues a new paper written by the IISS ahead of the Alliance’s March Transformation Seminar. Its calls for NATO to adopt a ‘persistent federated approach’ to its commitments and relationships both within the Alliance and among its members, so that it can benefit from the capabilities and expertise of member nations, and deliver...

  • The Military Balance

    Editor’s Introduction

    14 February 2017. 

    Amid a sense of surprise and, in many quarters, shock at the result of the US presidential election and the UK’s referendum to leave the EU, there was one constant in 2016 – that the global security environment remained as unremittingly bleak as before.

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