An Equal and Opposite Reaction? Xi’s Grand Tour of the Americas

This July, Chinese President Xi Jinping embarked on state visits to Argentina, Cuba and Venezuela and attended a summit of the loose group of major developing countries known as BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South...

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Putting Precision in Operations: Beidou Satellite Navigation System

August 22, 2014

China recently announced the development of a fourth-generation Beidou satellite positioning chip providing an accuracy of 2.5 meters, for use initially with the military and police (Want China Times, August 18). The...

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An Equal and Opposite Reaction? Xi’s Grand Tour of the Americas

August 22, 2014

This July, Chinese President Xi Jinping embarked on state visits to Argentina, Cuba and Venezuela and attended a summit of the loose group of major developing countries known as BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Foreign Policy, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Latin America, Venezuela, Argentina, Cuba, Economics

Army Day Coverage Stresses Continuity of Reform

August 22, 2014

On August 1, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) celebrated Army Day, the anniversary of its founding during the Nanchang Uprising in 1927. Commentaries in official media often use the holiday to propagate important...

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Reclaiming Deng’s Legacy from Liberals

August 22, 2014

Celebrating reform-era leader Deng Xiaoping’s 110th birthday two days early on August 20, China’s leaders sought to harness his legacy for today’s politics by claiming him as a socialist and a uniquely Chinese thinker. While Deng...

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A Brief Look at the Historical Parallels Between Ukraine’s Situation in 1918 and 2014

August 15, 2014

One hundred years ago, World War I erupted on the European continent, ultimately leading to the fracturing and collapse of the multi-national Austro-Hungarian, German, Ottoman and Russian Empires. However, out of the rubble of...

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

Russian Leadership Still Thinks It Can Defeat North Caucasus Insurgency by Building Ski Resorts

August 15, 2014

Federal Security Service (FSB) Director Alexander Bortnikov, who is also chairman of the Russian National Antiterrorist Committee (NAK) and has chaired the Council of Heads of Security Agencies of the Commonwealth of Independent...

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

Luhansk: The Other ‘People’s Republic’ in Eastern Ukraine

August 15, 2014

The secessionist “Luhansk People’s Republic’s” (LPR) leadership is experiencing even greater turmoil, compared with that of the adjacent “Donetsk People’s Republic” (DPR) in Ukraine’s east. On August 14 the “head (glava) of the...

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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...

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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...

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Unmasking Terror Volume II: A Global Review of Terrorist Activities

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Unmasking Terror Volume II, brings together over 50 experts on terrorism, intelligence and security.


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Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Repercussions for Moldova and the South Caucasus

June 16, 2014 06:00 AM

The Jamestown Foundation invites you to attend a conference exploring the profound effect the Russia-Ukraine conflict has had on Moldova and the South Caucasus. Our panelists will examine current...


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Media Appearances 

Christian Post Quotes Michael Ryan

August 22, 2014

Jamestown Senior Fellow Michael Ryan was quoted by the Christian Post in an article comparing the violence of Islamic State to al-Qaeda.

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Senior Fellow Michael Ryan Op-Ed Published by The National Interest

August 22, 2014

Michael Ryan and Ross Harrison wrote a follow-up article on how to stop the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria for The National Interest.

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