• Survival

    Taming Intervention: Sovereignty, Statehood and Political Order in Africa

    20 March 2018.  A continent that was once the world’s most insistent on state sovereignty has become highly tolerant of military intervention.

  • Events

    Pakistan–US relations: new challenges and prospects

    13 March 2018. 

    Tuesday 13 March, 9.30–10.30am GMT
    Arundel House, London
    Ambassador Jalil Abbas Jilani, former foreign secretary; former ambassador to the United States, Pakistan
    Rahul Roy-Chaudhury, Senior Fellow for South Asia, IISS

  • IISS Voices

    An improbable Trump–Kim summit

    09 March 2018.  Could the fraught Korean situation be moving in the direction of peace and even a potential solution to the North Korean threat? Mark Fitzpatrick reflects on a remarkable week for Korean diplomacy and the prospect of a Trump–Kim summit.

  • 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

  • Events

    Armed conflict in cities: humanitarian implications and responses

    28 November 2017. 

    Tuesday 28 November–Wednesday 29 November
    Humanitarium, Geneva

    Speakers included:
    Ben Barry, Senior Fellow for Land Warfare, IISS
    Virginia Comolli, Senior Fellow for Security and Development, IISS
    Bastian Giegerich, Director of Defence and Military Analysis, IISS
    Antonio Sampaio, Research Associate for Security and Development, IISS

  • Events

    Turkey’s perspective on the Middle East: is there light at the end of the tunnel?

    27 November 2017. 

    Monday 27 November, 5–6pm GMT
    Arundel House, London
    Binali Yıldırım, Prime Minister of Turkey

  • Events

    Alastair Buchan Lecture 2017: Professor Francois Heisbourg

    16 November 2017. 

    IISS Alastair Buchan Lecture
    Thursday 16 November, 6.30–7.30pm GMT
    Arundel House, London
    Professor François Heisbourg, Chairman of the IISS Council and former Director of the IISS
    Dr John Chipman, Director-General and Chief Executive, IISS

  • Events

    Does conflict threaten Myanmar's political transition?

    07 November 2017. 

    Tuesday 7 November, 10.30–11.30am EDT
    IISS–Americas, Washington DC
    Priscilla A. Clapp, Senior Advisor, United States Institute of Peace
    Maxwell J. Hamilton, Visiting Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
    Yun Sun, Senior Associate, Stimson Center
    Leigh Morris Sloane, Managing Director, IISS–Americas

  • Events

    Armed movements, fragmentation and conflict in Myanmar

    06 November 2017. 

    Monday 6 November, 12.30–1.30pm GMT
    Arundel House, London
    Dr David Brenner, lecturer in International Relations, Department of Politics, University of Surrey
    Dr Anastasia Voronkova, Research Fellow for Armed Conflict, IISS

  • Strategic Survey

    Chapter 6: Sub-Saharan Africa

    06 September 2017. 

    The intervention in Gambia fits a broader trend: West Africa is becoming increasingly democratic – or at least less tolerant of dictators.

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