Survival, the bi-monthly publication from The International Institute for Strategic Studies, is a leading forum for analysis and debate of international and strategic affairs. With a diverse range of authors, thoughtful reviews and review essays, Survival is scholarly in depth while vivid, well-written and policy-relevant in approach. Shaped by its editors to be both timely and forward-thinking, the publication encourages writers to challenge conventional wisdom and bring fresh, often controversial, perspectives to bear on the strategic issues of the moment.

chapter |6 pages

Catalonia and the Problem of Identity Politics

ByErik Jones

chapter |8 pages

Avoiding a Hard Brexit in Foreign Policy

ByRichard G. Whitman

chapter |3 pages

How Will the Islamic State Endure?

ByNelly Lahoud

chapter |3 pages


chapter |16 pages

European Security after the INF Treaty

ByIan Anthony

chapter |14 pages

The End of Cyber Norms

ByAlex Grigsby

chapter |20 pages

Russia's Lasting Influence in Central Asia

ByMorena Skalamera

chapter |14 pages

War in Ukraine: Is This the Way It Ends?

ByElizabeth Pond

part |8 pages

Review Essay

chapter |8 pages

When Americans Loved Simón Bolívar

ByRussell Crandall

part |10 pages

Review Essay

chapter |10 pages

From the End of History to the Retreat of Liberalism

ByErik Jones

part |22 pages

Book Reviews

chapter |8 pages

Counter-terrorism and Intelligence

ByJonathan Stevenson

chapter |7 pages


ByHanns W. Maull

chapter |7 pages

United States

ByDavid C. Unger

part |6 pages

Closing Argument

chapter |6 pages

Cold War in East Asia?

ByJohn L. Harper