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IISS News 4h
In our next Conflict Briefing, will discuss the future of the insurgency in northeast and will analyse the developments in the peace process following the re-election of the | 📅 25 Sept ⏰ 4-5pm 🌍 IISS–London |
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IISS News 6h
Some of the most intense competition for influence is occurring on the periphery of the Middle East, particularly along the Red Sea’s western littoral and in the Horn of Africa – which has acquired additional strategic importance for Riyadh |
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IISS News Sep 20
How will the respond to the recent attack on oil facilities? IISS Senior Fellow for Middle East Security, , on the US, geopolitics and the security of oil facilities in the :
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IISS News Sep 20
In , the presence of jihadist groups has fuelled unprecedented levels of communal violence that is spreading across the . & analyse the drivers of the conflict and its implications – listen now |
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IISS News Sep 20
'If strategic autonomy is the new buzzword, few European leaders can say how exactly can defend itself,' writes . In a op-ed, he argues Ursula von der Leyen should launch the first-ever defence white paper:
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Survival: Global Politics and Strategy Sep 20
‘Where the president has been able to wrench the debate to better reflect his world view, the result has been a mixture of backlash, false starts and foolish policies.’ , and critique US foreign policy under :
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IISS News Sep 20
While starting to emerge as a 'true cyber superpower', China is encountering challenges and potential vulnerabilities in the cyber domain. Read the free chapter on China's cyber power in our Asia-Pacific Regional Security Assessment |
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IISS News Sep 20
'Striking Iran could trigger a regional war with potentially catastrophic oil-security implications that would probably bring about a global recession.' Read more on the oil treatment facility attack and implications for the global oil system |
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IISS News Sep 19
The threat from climate change, and the elusiveness of cooperative solutions, raises questions about the use of force to prevent it. Could coercion be a viable mitigation measure and an effective tool to reduce emissions by raising short-term costs? |
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IISS News Sep 19
The violent suppression of recent protests in could presage intensified repression of opposition activists. Read about Russia's opposition movements in the latest Strategic Comment |
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IISS News Sep 19
We're looking for an Editorial Administrative Assistant to join us in our London office! The successful candidate will contribute to the work of the Editorial Department at the IISS |
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Survival: Global Politics and Strategy Sep 18
’s military posture in the should follow from its interests and be sustainable in terms of American resources and local sensibilities.’ F. Gregory Gause, III, analyses the Trump administration’s goals in the region | FREE TO READ:
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IISS News Sep 19
The appointment of Robert O'Brien as national security adviser 'may signal the death knell of any hope to check the president’s worst foreign-policy impulses,' writes IISS Senior Fellow for US Defence, Jonathan Stevenson, in :
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IISS News Sep 19
'It seems more probable that they were launched from either Iraq or Iran territory, but certainly not Yemen,' says IISS Director of Non-Proliferation and Nuclear Policy |
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IISS News Sep 19
What are the key threats and opportunities of cyber operations? Our Senior Adviser for Cyber, Marcus Willett, frames the debate on power and security, and suggests a way forward for assessing capabilities |
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BBC Newsnight Sep 18
“America’s adversaries are beginning to gauge the president’s risk tolerance and operate just underneath that” – IISS’s Kori Schake adding President Trump “will say he wants very tough action… and then he balks at pulling the trigger” | |
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IISS News Sep 18
The 's gas relationship with remains controversial within Europe, with opponents portraying the Nord Stream II project as a danger to central and Eastern Europe, writes Pierre Noël in the latest blog. More from |
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IISS News Sep 18
'The impact on the sale is incredible. How can you put an asset on a market that is incapable of protecting its physical integrity and is so dramatically exposed to single acts of war?' More from Pierre Noël and in :
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IISS News Sep 18
Whether or not was behind Saturday's attack on 's oil facilities, the current 'situation presents a double-edged sword for Tehran'. Read 's op-ed for more on what the attack potentially signals about Iranian power |
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Survival: Global Politics and Strategy Sep 18
OCTOBER–NOVEMBER ISSUE OUT NOW! Read Survival 61:5 at via and via
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