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    Survival, the IISS’s bimonthly journal, challenges conventional wisdom and brings fresh, often controversial, perspectives on strategic issues of the moment.

    In this issue:

      • Nadezhda Arbatova examines the ideology and motivations behind Russia’s neo-Eurasianist project
      • Georg Löfflmann contends that Donald Trump’s foreign policy does not spell the end of the liberal international order but does challenge the notion that liberal hegemony lacks a legitimate alternative
      • Hadi Ajili and Mahsa Rouhi analyse Iran’s military strategy as Tehran continues to alarm neighbours with its regional activities
      • And 12 more thought-provoking pieces, as well as our regular book reviews and noteworthy quotes and statistics

    ‘In a world of complex security challenges the need for serious, thoughtful analysis is greater than ever. Survival’s combination of elegant writing and rigorous scholarship from the world’s top experts makes it essential reading for both practitioners and academics.’

    Professor Sir Lawrence Freedman, War Studies King's College London

    Survival 61.6 (December 2019-January 2020), pp. 1–220


    Moscow Visions: Nadezhda Arbatova, Alexander D. Chekov, Anna V. Makarycheva, Anastasia M. Solomentseva, Maxim A. Suchkov, Andrey A. Sushentsov, Dmitry Adamsky, Pierre Noël and Rodric Braithwaite

    Rethinking development aid: Desha Girod

    A Chinese view of US alliances: Sun Xiaokun

    The unravelling of British political culture: Benjamin Rhode


    The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), a registered charity with offices in Washington, London, Manama and Singapore, is the world’s leading authority on political–military conflict. It is the primary independent source of accurate, objective information on international strategic issues. Publications include The Military Balance, an annual reference work on each nation’s defence capabilities; Strategic Survey, an annual review of world affairs; Survival, a bi-monthly journal of international affairs; Strategic Comments, an online analysis of topical issues in international affairs; and the Adelphi series of books on issues of international security.