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SIPRI has published hundreds of books, reports, fact sheets, background papers and policy briefs since its first book appeared in 1969. Oxford University Press publishes and distributes some SIPRI publication series. Other are available to download or buy directly from SIPRI.

SIPRI publications aim to provide policymakers, researchers, the media and the interested public with reliable information, analysis and recommendations. They are peer-reviewed, use only open sources and are transparent about the sources used.

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SIPRI Yearbook

The SIPRI Yearbook 2015 contains data and analysis on developments during 2014, includng the conflicts in Iraq, Syria and Ukraine, military expenditure, world nuclear forces and arms trade controls.

Armament and disarmament

Vitaly Fedchenko

This book provides a survey and an analysis of the scientific discipline of nuclear forensic analysis, and the way it is applied to specific issues of international peace and security, from the 1940s to the present day.

Conflict and peace

Linda Jakobson, Dr Neil John Melvin

This book focuses on understanding and explaining the emergence of cooperation in the Arctic through an exploration by leading scholars and experts on the region.

Peace and development

Dr Rachel Irwin

This Background Paper discusses violence against health workers and facilities in complex security environments, including armed conflict.