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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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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Chechen Experience in Urban Combat Could Be of Vital Use to Ukraine

July 18, 2014

Russia is facing a new problem and this concerns the new front that the Chechens have launched outside the North Caucasus. As a result of the brutal suppression of the Chechen armed resistance, only three small groups are left in...

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The Contact Group in Ukraine Weighted Toward Russia

July 18, 2014

The Trilateral Contact Group is the latest of several international forums that have emerged in response to Russia’s war against Ukraine (see accompanying article). Established in June, the Contact Group brings together...

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Ukraine Needs a Supportive International Format for Negotiations With Russia

July 18, 2014

Yesterday’s terrorist attack that downed the Malaysian Airlines plane, killing approximately 300 passengers, occurred in an area held by pro-Russia fighters on the Ukrainian side of the Russia-Ukraine border. This act illustrates...

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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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Volatile Borderland: Russia and the North Caucasus

May 20, 2011 09:54 AM

In Volatile Borderland: Russia and the North Caucasus, The Jamestown Foundation presents a collection of essays by leading experts on the North Caucasus that allows for an in-depth look at the key...


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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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