What will be the future role of the U.S. in a rebalanced world order?
The world’s stockpile of nuclear weapons is falling, and there are fewer weapons operationally deployed – but every country that possesses nuclear weapons is modernizing
Militarization in Europe remains far short of cold war levels, but the resources devoted to the military are increasing after a long period of progressive reduction
To ease tensions in the Gulf, Japan must be seen as an independent mediator and to be taking all countries’ concerns into account, argues Sachi Sakanashi in this Atlantic Council report
Terrorist attacks in New Zealand and Sri Lanka had no motivation beyond a hatred of the ‘other’. We need a new approach to challenge this agenda-less terrorism, argues John Raine of IISS
Some peace missions fail to end violent conflict, even when deployed for decades. Recent research in Mali and the Democratic Republic of Congo helps explain why
Recent waves of immigration in the US and Europe have triggered debate debate, but recent research suggests that large cultural differences can incite anti-immigrant sentiment despite the...
US-China trade has grown rapidly over the past thirty years, with China surpassing Mexico and Canada as the US' largest trading partner.
India’s Prime Minister Modi stands on the cusp of history, argues the ORF's Manoj Joshi. He now has the chance to emerge as a transformational figure in the international arena
What would Europe need to spend to secure its own defence? IISS experts assess two specific scenarios
The creators of SIGNAL hope to gain insights into how countries may fight with nuclear weapons by studying tactics used by players online.
Tensions between the US and Iran are rising. Barbara Slavin, director of the Future of Iran Initiative at the Atlantic Council, assesses the risk of serious conflict
Hassan Hakimian, Director of the London Middle East Institute and Reader in Economics at SOAS, assesses how economic sanctions are viewed and used across the world.
The deployment of Japan’s self-defence force to the Middle East signals a new willingness by the country to take part in peace and stability operations without UN oversight
Strategic interests can take closer Israeli-Gulf ties only so far. Economic and person-to-person relations also need to be developed, argues Daniel J. Samet of the Atlantic Council