From Theory to Action: The Rationale behind the Re-establishment of the Caliphate

According to most public analysis, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), or its latest iteration as the Islamic State (IS), is a serious regional threat but not yet a direct threat to the United States on the order of 9/11....

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Documentary Appears About Azerbaijani Fighters in Syria

July 25, 2014

As the Syrian conflict enters its fourth year, more media attention has recently been devoted to the growing number of Azerbaijanis fighting in the war. Increased appearances by Azerbaijanis in various videos, online discussions...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Azerbaijan , Middle East, Syria, Turkey

Central Asians in Syria and Ukraine: Which is the Greater Threat?

July 25, 2014

Since Russia’s “annexation” of Crimea and the start of the Russia-backed “rebellion” in Donbas (eastern Ukrainian region encompassing Donetsk and Luhansk provinces), Central Asian countries have become concerned about their...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan , Kazakhstan , Turkmenistan, Tajikistan , Europe

Are Russian Authorities Covertly Forcing North Caucasians Out of Stavropol?

July 25, 2014

The Federal Security Service (FSB) this week described the latest killing of a person from Dagestan in its usual manner. According to an official report, a man fired two shots and threw a grenade at the police in the vicinity of...

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

Ukraine Defines Armed Secessionists as Terrorists, Russia as Terrorism Sponsor

July 25, 2014

Ukraine is asking Western governments and international organizations to designate the Moscow-backed Donetsk and Luhansk “people’s republics” (“DPR” and “LPR,” in Ukraine’s east) as terrorist organizations. Their political...

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From Theory to Action: The Rationale behind the Re-establishment of the Caliphate

July 25, 2014

According to most public analysis, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), or its latest iteration as the Islamic State (IS), is a serious regional threat but not yet a direct threat to the United States on the order of 9/11....

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Terrorism, Military/Security, Syria, Iraq

Boko Haram Opens New Fronts in Lagos and Nigeria’s Middle Belt

July 25, 2014

Since Boko Haram kidnapped more 250 girls from Chibok in Borno State on April 14, new signs have emerged that Ansaru – whose leaders were Nigerian members of al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) – has reintegrated with Boko...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, West Africa, Terrorism

A Marriage of Convenience: The Many Faces of Iraq’s Sunni Insurgency

July 25, 2014

The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) may have stolen the limelight, but the current Sunni insurgency in Iraq is dominated by a number of Sunni groups, with ISIS forming possibly less than a third of rebel forces. Each group...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Iraq

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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...

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

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 IV: A Global Review of Terrorist Activities

By:Andrew McGregor (Editor)

December 18, 2008 06:33 PM

Unmasking Terror Volume IV: A Global Review of Terrorist Activities brings together over 50 experts on terrorism.


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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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