1st Edition

Survival: Global Politics and Strategy (April-May 2020)
State Power and Climate Change



ISBN 9780367491918
Published March 24, 2020 by Routledge
204 Pages

USD $14.95

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Book Description

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

In this issue: 

  • Anatol Lieven argues that strong and legitimate states remain central to any efforts to limit climate change and mitigate diseases such as coronavirus, and to maintain Western democracy 
  • Oriana Skylar Mastro warns that hereditary autocratic regimes such as North Korea’s are prone to sudden collapse, something for which policymakers should be prepared 
  • Shelby Butt and Daniel Byman contend that Russia’s attempts to undermine the West include supporting white-supremacist and other far-right groups 
  • And eight more thought-provoking pieces, as well as our regular book reviews and noteworthy column

Table of Contents

Survival 62.2 (April-May2020), pp. 1–204

Includes:

State power and climate change Anatol Lieven

Hew Strachan on strategy and democracy

Oriana Skylar Mastro: the fate of North Korea

François Heisbourg on NATO and China

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Editor(s)

Biography

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.

Reviews

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

In this issue:

  • Anatol Lieven argues that strong and legitimate states remain central to any efforts to limit climate change and mitigate diseases such as coronavirus, and to maintain Western democracy
  • Oriana Skylar Mastro warns that hereditary autocratic regimes such as North Korea’s are prone to sudden collapse, something for which policymakers should be prepared
  • Shelby Butt and Daniel Byman contend that Russia’s attempts to undermine the West include supporting white-supremacist and other far-right groups
  • And eight more thought-provoking pieces, as well as our regular book reviews and noteworthy column