Middle East and the Gulf

Middle East and the Gulf

With a local office, the IISS has long been involved in the Middle East, attracting leading global policy-makers to its summits on regional security. IISS-Middle East works closely with other offices on research into Iran's nuclear programme, the Arab Spring and other topics.

Expert: Toby Dodge


Interim Head, IISS-Middle East

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13th Regional Security Summit

IISS Manama Dialogue 2017: Catch up on the debate

The 13th IISS Manama Dialogue took place in the Kingdom of Bahrain from 8–10 December.

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North Africa in Transition

This Adelphi examines how the politics, security and economies have changed in the four states of the Magrheb.