SIPRI Yearbook 2017
Armaments, Disarmament and International Security

SIPRI Yearbook Series Series


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The 48th edition of the SIPRI Yearbook analyses developments in 2016 in:

- Security and conflicts
- Military spending and armaments
- Non-proliferation, arms control and disarmament

The SIPRI Yearbook contains extensive annexes on the implementation of arms control and disarmament agreements and a chronology of events during the year in the area of security and arms control.
. 1. Introduction: international security, armaments and disarmament

Part I. Armed conflicts and conflict management, 2016

. 2. Armed conflict and peace processes:
I. Patterns of organized violence, 200716
II. Out of the darkness? The hope for peace in Colombia
III. Mapping armed conflicts over Islamist claims: exploring regional variations
IV. The Global Peace Index 2017

. 3. Armed conflict and instability in the Middle East and North Africa:
I. The Middle East and North Africa: 2016 in perspective
II. The Islamic State in 2016: a failing caliphate but a growing transnational threat?
III. Military spending and arms transfers to the Middle East and North Africa

. 4. European security:
I. Conflict or peace in Europe? Increasing uncertainties, rising insecurities
II. Conflicts in the post-Soviet space: recent developments
III. Turkeys search for stability and legitimacy in 2016

. 5. Peace operations and conflict management:
I. Global trends in peace operations
II. Regional trends and developments
III. Protection of civilians: the case of South Sudan
IV. Table of multilateral peace operations, 2016

Part II. Security and development, 2016

. 6. Sustaining peace and sustainable development in dangerous places:
II. Sustaining peace: the new overarching United Nations framework
III. Delivering as one: other multilateral mechanisms for sustaining peace
IV. The peace being sustained: operationalizing prevention

. 7. Coping with crises: forced displacement in fragile contexts:
I. Introduction
II. Displacement dangers
III. Crises of forced displacement in fragile contexts: key developments in 2016
IV. United Nations and regional responses to displacement crises
V. Conclusions

. 8. Exploring the links between climate change and violent conflict:
I. Exploring the climateconflict link: the case of East Africa
II. Weather-related disasters and violent conflict

Part III. Military spending and armaments, 2016

. 9. Military expenditure:
I. Global developments in military expenditure
II. US military expenditure
III. Oil price shocks and military expenditure
IV. The backdating of SIPRI military expenditure data
V. Transparency in military expenditure data

. 10. International arms transfers and developments in arms production:
I. Developments in arms transfers, 2016
II. Arms transfers as military aid
III. Transparency in arms transfers
IV. The financial value of states arms exports
V. Arms production and military services

. 11. World nuclear forces:
I. US nuclear forces
II. Russian nuclear forces
III. British nuclear forces
IV. French nuclear forces
V. Chinese nuclear forces
VI. Indian nuclear forces
VII. Pakistani nuclear forces
VIII. Israeli nuclear forces
IX. North Koreas military nuclear capabilities
X. Global stocks and production of fissile materials
XI. Nuclear explosions, 19452016

Part IV. Non-proliferation, arms control and disarmament, 2016

. 12. Nuclear disarmament, non-proliferation and arms control:
I. RussianUS nuclear arms control and disarmament
II. International cooperation to enhance nuclear security
III. Initiatives and multilateral treaties on nuclear disarmament, non-proliferation and arms control
IV. Implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action in Iran

. 13. Chemical and biological security threats:
I. Achieving clarity on Syrian chemical weapon declarations to the 513OPCW and continued chemical weapon use allegations
II. Allegations of use of chemical weapons in Iraq
III. Chemical arms control and disarmament
IV. Biological arms control

. 14. Conventional arms control:
I. International humanitarian law: ICRC guidance and its application in urban warfare, Ian Anthony
II. Humanitarian arms control regimes: key developments in 2016
III. A relaunch of conventional arms control in Europe?

. 15. Dual-use and arms trade controls:
I. The Arms Trade Treaty
II. Multilateral embargoes on arms and dual-use items
III. The export control regimes
IV. Developments in EU dual-use and arms trade controls,
V. Human rights, the European Union and dual-use export controls
Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
SIPRI is an independent international institute dedicated to research into conflict, armaments, arms control and disarmament. Established in 1966, SIPRI provides data, analysis and recommendations, based on opens sources, to policymakers, researchers, media and the interested public.