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Simple narratives fall short in Syria and Iraq

To devise a coherent strategy to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria, the West needs to face up to the true complexity of the shifting alliances in the region, says Maxime Humeau.

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    Alexander Neill: A Chinese view of the global order

    29 July 2015.  By Alexander Neill, Shangri-La Dialogue Senior Fellow for Asia-Pacific Security The impetus for her IISS Fullerton Lecture this week, Madam Fu Ying reflected, was Henry Kissinger’s book, World Order. Translated into Chinese, it had intensified a debate in China that had been under way in recent years. Kissinger’s realpolitik formed the backdrop to a packed twenty-second Fullerton Lecture, replete with questions over how the US and China are coming to terms...

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    Mahmood Abdulla: New opportunities for the Gulf along China's new Silk Road

    29 July 2015. 

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    Maxime Humeau: Simple narratives fall short in Syria and Iraq

    28 July 2015.  To devise a coherent strategy to defeat ISIS in Iraq and Syria, the West needs to face up to the true complexity of the shifting alliances in the region

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    Rahul Roy-Chaudhury: Shifts and Changes in India’s Foreign and Security Policy Under Modi

    24 July 2015. 

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    Defining a 'full-spectrum' counter-terrorism strategy

    22 July 2015.  Guest post by Alia Brahimi, Visiting Research Fellow at Oxford University and IISS Armed Conflict Survery contributor, and Chris Mackmurdo, Director, Contest Global On 9 July the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) took the extraordinary step of urging all British nationals, including roughly 3,000 tourists, to leave Tunisia. This tightened travel advice followed the Sousse attack by the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) that left 38 people dead, including 30 British holidaymakers...

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    IISS Voices: The changing face of war

    22 July 2015.  More people are dying and being driven from their homes as local grievances and global jihad merge, and as crime and cyber hacking become forms of warfare

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    William Choong: Jaishankar – Asia-Pacific conflict is not inevitable

    22 July 2015.  By William Choong, Shangri-La Dialogue Senior Fellow for Asia-Pacific Security While the Asia-Pacific is currently experiencing considerable geopolitical change, this does not necessarily guarantee future conflict between the region’s major powers, India’s foreign secretary said at the twenty-first Fullerton Lecture in Singapore on Monday. ‘Dynamisms do not always automatically translate into powers contesting each other,’ noted Dr S. Jaishankar. ‘Yes, there would be jostling, differences and argumentation, but there would also be...

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    Hanna Ucko Neill: Kenya’s progress against al-Shabaab

    21 July 2015.  With last week’s reopening of the Westgate Mall – site of a major terrorist attack in 2013 – Nairobi’s governor is claiming all is safe before US President Barack Obama's impending visit. Yet despite recent setbacks in their neighbouring homeland of Somalia, al-Shabaab continues to plague Kenya

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    Ben Barry: 'The most important defence review for a generation'

    20 July 2015.  IISS Panel argues this SDSR most important for a generation; UK must shape national and wider public opinion on security agenda

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    John Drennan: Russia-Japan relations after Ukraine

    10 July 2015. 

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