• Events

    The strategic implications of China's economic statecraft

    09 May 2018. 

    Wednesday 9 May, 10–11am EDT
    IISS–Americas, Washington DC
    Speakers:
    Charles Boustany, Counselor and Chair, Center for Innovation, Trade, and Strategy, National Bureau of Asian Research
    Amy Celico, Principal, Albright Stonebridge Group
    Chair:
    Mark Fitzpatrick, Executive Director, IISS–Americas

  • Expert Commentary

    Shifting power dynamics between India and the UK

    26 April 2018.  Narendra Modi's interest in the Commonwealth marks a sharp departure from previous governments', and could enhance India–UK relations post Brexit.

  • Strategic Comments

    South Africa after Zuma

    25 April 2018. 

    South African President Cyril Ramaphosa appears committed to purging the corruption of his predecessor Jacob Zuma, and to rebuilding governmental capacity and improving policy execution. But it will take more than a change in the leadership of the African National Congress (ANC) to restore South Africa's standing as a model of African democracy and continental leadership.

  • Strategic Comments

    Thailand’s political direction

    19 April 2018. 

    During the current decade, domestic political crisis and the death of its much-beloved king have rendered Thailand introverted. There may now be scope for a return to consensus-based political stability that would allow Thailand to better balance its relations with major powers and resume a more assertive regional role.

  • Expert Commentary

    India’s new political interest in the Commonwealth

    17 April 2018.  India has clear opportunities to enhance its global role and maximise its bilateral relations within the Commonwealth. Rahul Roy-Chaudhury assesses five reasons for India’s new political interest in the organisation.

  • Events

    International wildlife trafficking: implications and responses

    13 April 2018. 

    Friday 13 April, 12-1.30PM BST
    Arundel House, London
    Chair:
    Virginia Comolli, Senior Fellow for Security and Development, IISS
    Speakers:
    Julian Newman, Campaigns Director, Environmental Investigation Agency
    Dr Vanda Felbab-Brown, Senior Fellow, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence, Foreign Policy program, Brookings
    Dr David L. Roberts, Reader in Biodiversity Conservation, Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology, School of Anthropology and Conservation, University of Kent
    Catherine Arnold, Head of Illegal Wildlife Trade Unit, UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office

  • Events

    Egypt after the election: enduring challenges

    05 March 2018. 

    Monday 5 March, 10.30am–12pm GMT
    Arundel House, London
    Speakers:
    Michael Wahid Hanna, Senior Fellow, The Century Foundation; Adjunct Senior Fellow, Center on Law and Security, New York University School of Law
    Alia Moubayed, Director of Geo-economics and Strategy, IISS
    Chair:
    Emile Hokayem, Senior Fellow for Middle East Security, IISS

  • Expert Commentary

    There's no quick fix for Rio's violence

    19 February 2018.  Reform of its security institutions and urban infrastructure remains the best bet for tackling escalating violence in Rio, not military intervention.

  • IISS Voices

    Geopolitics of nuclear energy in the Middle East

    19 February 2018.  As more countries in the Middle East develop nuclear energy, there need to be avenues for coordination, especially on safety and security matters. At a IISS workshop in Istanbul, participants discussed the future of nuclear energy in the region.

  • Events

    Pakistan’s vision for the future

    13 February 2018. 

    Tuesday 13 February, 9.30–10.30am GMT
    Arundel House, London
    Speaker:
    HE Dr Ahsan Iqbal, Minister for Interior; Minister for Planning, Development and Reform, Pakistan
    Chair:
    Rahul Roy-Chaudhury, Senior Fellow for South Asia, IISS

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