China’s Strategic Rocket Force: Upgrading Hardware and Software (Part 2 of 2)

Part One of this article covered the modernization of the People’s Liberation Army Second Artillery Force’s (PLASAF) conventional arsenal and the “conventionalization of deterrence”—the creation of doctrines that rely on advanced...

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Moldova’s Gagauzia: A Model for Resolution of Karabakh Dispute?

July 22, 2014

Over the last 25 years, many proposals have been suggested for the resolution of the Karabakh conflict between Azerbaijan and Armenia. Among them have been a swapping of territories between the two former Soviet republics and...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Azerbaijan , Europe, Moldova

Vladimir Putin’s Latin American Tour

July 22, 2014

During July 11–16, Russian President Vladimir Putin traveled around Latin America. Apart from attending the BRICS (loose political-economic grouping of rising developing countries Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa)...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Latin America, Argentina, Brazil, Cuba, Russia

Russian Defense Industry Creaks Under Rearmament Program

July 22, 2014

Russia’s growing international isolation over its policy toward Ukraine and reaction to the downing of Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 may prove to be an unexpected test for the highly ambitious plan to rearm the Russian military...

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Widening Azerbaijani Investment in Dagestan Sparks Resentment Among Lezgins

July 21, 2014

Earlier this month, the well-known Dagestani weekly newspaper, Novoe Delo, attacked the mayor of the city of Derbent for what it regarded as a servile attitude toward neighboring Azerbaijan. Journalist Ramazan Rajabov wrote:...

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The Kremlin ‘Specialist for Creating New Independent States’ Moves to Eastern Ukraine

July 21, 2014

The “commander-in-chief” of the “Novorossiya” defense forces (the Russia-supported separatists fighting in eastern Ukraine), Igor Girkin (a.k.a. Strelkov), told journalists recently that prior to March 31, 2013, he had been a...

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Putin Pressured to Back Down, but War in Eastern Ukraine Has Own Momentum

July 21, 2014

Thursday’s (July 17) missile hit on Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17 that killed 298 people and left a field of scattered remains in the Donetsk region, some 50 kilometers away from the border with Russia, has become a tragedy that...

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Belarus’s Independence Day

July 18, 2014

Belarus’s Independence Day is celebrated on July 3. On that day, 70 years ago, Minsk was liberated from the Nazi occupiers. This July 3, President Vladimir Putin of Russia participated in Minsk’s celebration. Two days prior to...

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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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Militant Leadership Monitor - November 2013 Issue

November 27, 2013

The November Issue of Militant Leadership Monitor features two briefs by Nicholas A. Heras. The first focuses on the recent announcement of the formation of al-Jabhat al-Islamiya (Islamic Front), a coalition of seven powerful...

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Unmasking Terror Volume III: A Global Review of Terrorist Activities 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 

Article by Senior Fellow Vladimir Socor Cited in Op-Ed by Anne Applebaum

July 21, 2014

A July 18 op-ed on the downed Malaysian Airlines Flight MH 17, written by Anne Applebaum in the Washington Post, cited a recent EDM article by Jamestown Senior Fellow Vladimir Socor.

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Glen Howard Interviewed by al-Jazeera America

July 21, 2014

Jamestown President Glen Howard was interviewed by al-Jazeera America on Russia, Ukraine and MH17.

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