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The Adelphi series is The International Institute for Strategic Studies' flagship contribution to policy-relevant, original academic research.

Six books are published each year. They provide rigorous analysis of contemporary strategic and defence topics that is useful to politicians and diplomats, as well as academic researchers, foreign-affairs analysts, defence commentators and journalists.

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Perspectives on International Security Speeches and Papers for the 50th Anniversary Year of the International Institute for Strategic Studies

Perspectives on International Security: Speeches and Papers for the 50th Anniversary Year of the International Institute for Strategic Studies

1st Edition

Edited By Alexander Nicoll, Tim Huxley
February 01, 2009

Like most years in the 50-year history of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), 2008 saw events that could have significant consequences for international relations and global balances of power. These included the election of Barack Obama as US president; the brief war in ...

Abolishing Nuclear Weapons

Abolishing Nuclear Weapons

1st Edition

By George Perkovich, James Acton
December 31, 2008

Nuclear disarmament is firmly back on the international agenda. But almost all current thinking on the subject is focused on the process of reducing the number of weapons from thousands to hundreds. This rigorous analysis examines the challenges that exist to abolishing nuclear weapons completely, ...

Iran under Ahmadinejad The Politics of Confrontation

Iran under Ahmadinejad: The Politics of Confrontation

1st Edition

By Ali M. Ansari
March 31, 2008

The election of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to the presidency of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the summer of 2005 thrust Iran into the international limelight in a way that few would have predicted. Robust, confrontational and given to bombastic rhetoric, Ahmadinejad has drawn condemnation from the West ...

Military Reform and Democratisation Turkish and Indonesian Experiences at the Turn of the Millennium

Military Reform and Democratisation: Turkish and Indonesian Experiences at the Turn of the Millennium

1st Edition

By Karabekir Akkoyunlu
November 15, 2007

There is no recipe for democratisation that can be readily applied to all countries. Every country presents unique factors that influence the fate of its democratic reforms, which must therefore be evaluated within their specific socio-political, cultural and historical context. Building on this ...

Myanmar's Foreign Policy Domestic Influences and International Implications

Myanmar's Foreign Policy: Domestic Influences and International Implications

1st Edition

By Jurgen Haacke
August 18, 2006

Against the background of its problematic human-rights record and the military regime's continued extra-constitutional rule, Myanmar has faced mounting diplomatic pressure from the international community since the renewed detention of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi in May 2003. This Adelphi Paper examines ...

The Transformation of Strategic Affairs

The Transformation of Strategic Affairs

1st Edition

By Lawrence Freedman
July 25, 2006

This book analyzes the strategic implications of the shift in focus for the US Armed Forces from regular to irregular war. Lawrence Freedman closely examines the difficulty the US Armed Forces face in shifting their focus from preparing for regular wars, in which combat is separated from civil ...

Libya and Nuclear Proliferation Stepping Back from the Brink

Libya and Nuclear Proliferation: Stepping Back from the Brink

1st Edition

By Wyn Q. Bowen
May 16, 2006

This Adelphi Paper examines the motives behind Libya’s pursuit of a nuclear weapons capability, from Gadhafi’s rise to power in 1969 through to the end of 2003. It also assesses the proliferation pathways that the regime followed during this period, including early dependence on Soviet technology ...

The Proliferation Security Initiative Making Waves in Asia

The Proliferation Security Initiative: Making Waves in Asia

1st Edition

By Mark J. Valencia
March 16, 2006

The Proliferation Security Initiative (PSI), launched initiated by US President Bush in May 2003, was designed to prevent elements of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) from reaching or leaving states or sub-state actors of proliferation concern. More than twenty countries now adhere to PSI ...

Iraq's Future The Aftermath of Regime Change

Iraq's Future: The Aftermath of Regime Change

1st Edition

By Toby Dodge
July 07, 2005

It is hard to over estimate what is at stake in Iraq today. The removal of Saddam Hussein’s regime in April 2003 has proved to be the beginning, not the culmination, of a long and very uncertain process of state-building. This Adelphi Paper examines this process from a military, political and ...

European Security after the Cold War Part II

European Security after the Cold War: Part II

1st Edition

Edited By Various
April 15, 2005

First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Asia's International Role in the Post-Cold War Era Part I

Asia's International Role in the Post-Cold War Era: Part I

1st Edition


April 14, 2005

First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

The Strategic Implications of European Integration

The Strategic Implications of European Integration

1st Edition

By Jopp Matthias
February 15, 2005

First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

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