Saudi Security Forces Crack Down on al-Qaeda and Islamic State

A U.S. citizen working for Vinnel Arabia, an American defense contractor, was shot dead and another wounded at a gasoline station in eastern Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on October 14 (Bloomberg Businessweek, October 14). The Saudi...

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Is Moscow’s Proposal to Link Abkhazia to the Circassian Parts of North Caucasus a Step Toward Annexation?

October 22, 2014

On October 9, the well-known Russian-Abkhaz journalist Anton Krivenyuk published an article stating the Russian government may be interested in building a highway connecting Abkhazia to the North Caucasus. Krivenyuk hailed the...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, North Caucasus Analysis, Domestic/Social, Transit, Foreign Policy, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , South Caucasus , Georgia

Upcoming Parliamentary Elections in Ukraine: Old Faces in New Rada?

October 22, 2014

As October 26, the date of the upcoming parliamentary elections in Ukraine, approaches ever closer, many current legislators are finding themselves in increasingly dire straits. In addition to the tense political campaign, an...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Europe, Ukraine

President Poroshenko’s Party Sailing to Victory in Ukrainian Parliament Election

October 22, 2014

With several days remaining until the polls open in Ukraine on October 26, it is clear that President Petro Poroshenko’s party will win the early parliamentary election hands down. Opinion polls show that the Bloc of Poroshenko...

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Serial Summits in Milan Fail to Budge Putin on Ukraine

October 22, 2014

Presidents Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine and Vladimir Putin of Russia met with top European leaders in several overlapping formats on October 16–17, in Milan. The tenth Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM), a talk shop of more than 50 heads...

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Lack of Conflict Resolution Mechanisms and State Interference in Religion Seen as Destabilizing Dagestan

October 21, 2014

Religious-driven conflicts in the North Caucasus are caused by the government’s interference in religious matters, according to Enver Kisriev, a Moscow-based expert of Dagestani origin. “I do not understand, why the political...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Terrorism, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Russia, North Caucasus Analysis

How Moscow Is Playing the Russian Autonomy Card in Kazakhstan

October 21, 2014

In the world of labor union–business relations, it is commonly understood that, oftentimes, the threat of a strike, as long as it is credible, can achieve more than an actual strike itself. On the one hand, the business against...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Central Asia, Kazakhstan , Europe, Ukraine, Russia

Putin Steals the Asia-Europe Show—and Brings Big Disappointment

October 21, 2014

The most recent Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) summit attracted a sizeable crowd of world leaders to Milan last week (October 16–17), but the formal agenda was overtaken by the efforts to manage the violent conflict between Russia...

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Zapad-2013: A View From Helsinki

August 18, 2014

As a full-fledged war between Ukrainian forces and Russian-backed irregulars rages on in Ukraine’s eastern region of Donbas, Western defense experts are only now beginning to thoroughly assess the military lessons of the...

Category: Report, Military/Security, Russia

Azerbaijan and the Southern Gas Corridor to Europe: Implications for U.S. and European Energy Security – Conference Report

February 27, 2014

On Friday, September 13, 2013, The Jamestown Foundation hosted an event at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace entitled, "Azerbaijan and the Southern Gas Corridor to Europe: Implications for U.S. and European...

Category: Report, Energy, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Azerbaijan , Bulgaria, Balkans, Turkey

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Unmasking Terror: A Global Review of Terrorist Activities

January 18, 2005 10:48 AM

A compilation of Terrorism Monitor’s articles and interviews from Sept. 11, 2003 – Sept. 11, 2004, with a foreword from Lt. Gen. William Odom.


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Eighth Annual Terrorism Conference

October 20, 2014 02:59 PM

Al-Qaeda and Its Heirs

 

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

8:30 A.M.–4:00 P.M.

The University Club of Washington, D.C.

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Media Appearances 

Al-Jazeera Quotes Wladimir van Wilgenburg

October 22, 2014

Wladimir van Wilgenburg discussed the relationship between the Syrian Kurds, the PKK and the Turkish government with regards to the Islamic State organization's attacks on Kobane.

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Jamestown analyst Wladimir van Wilgenburg Quoted by Middle East Eye

October 21, 2014

Wladimir van Wilgenburg discussed the recent airdrop of supplies to Syrian Kurds in Kobane by the U.S. and Iraqi Kurds.

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