Iranian Intervention in Iraq against the Islamic State: Strategy, Tactics and Impact

A deliberately gory June 2014 report on the Shi’a Ahl al-Bayt website, no doubt intended to arouse emotions, shows a photo of the bloodied face of Alireza Moshajari. It describes him as the first of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard...

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Reasserting Belarus’s Independent Voice

January 23, 2015

Amidst the economic crisis in Russia and the ensuing devaluation of the Belarusian ruble, Belarus has been making increasingly notable attempts to voice its independent opinion on the world stage as well as improve its relations...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Europe, Belarus

Dilemma in Turkey’s Armenian Foreign Policy

January 23, 2015

Turkey’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs held its Annual Ambassadors Conference on January 5–6, where the overall vision and various aspects of Turkey’s foreign policy were reviewed and discussed (Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs,...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Azerbaijan , Armenia, Turkey

Western Sanctions on Russia to Have Delayed Impact on North Caucasus

January 23, 2015

President Barack Obama said in his State of the Union message (delivered before Congress on January 20) that US economic sanctions have had a devastating impact on the Russian economy (Tvrain.ru, January 21). In reality, only...

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

Russia Seeks Political Influence on Ukraine Via the ‘Normandy’ Group

January 23, 2015

Foreign affairs ministers Frank-Walter Steinmeier of Germany, Sergei Lavrov of Russia, Pavlo Klimkin of Ukraine, and Laurent Fabius of France—representing the so-called “Normandy” group of countries—met in Berlin on January 21....

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Iranian Intervention in Iraq against the Islamic State: Strategy, Tactics and Impact

January 23, 2015

A deliberately gory June 2014 report on the Shi’a Ahl al-Bayt website, no doubt intended to arouse emotions, shows a photo of the bloodied face of Alireza Moshajari. It describes him as the first of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Terrorism, Iran, Iraq

Al-Shabaab: On the Back Foot but Still Dangerous

January 23, 2015

As the Islamic State and Boko Haram expanded rapidly throughout 2014, gaining territory and power in the Middle East and West Africa respectively, al-Qaeda’s Somali affiliate al-Shabaab was on the back foot, retreating from its...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, East Africa

Jihadism in Tunisia: The Growing Threat

January 23, 2015

At the end of December, the Tunisian Interior Ministry reported that during 2014, 23 security force members (mostly soldiers and members of the National Guard) had been killed during the past year by Islamist militants. The...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, North Africa

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A Net Assessment of Developments in Eurasia Since the Start of 2014

January 8, 2015

During the week of October 14–20, 2014, Eurasia Daily Monitor presented a series of special issues featuring net assessments of developments across Eurasia since the beginning of the year. Following Ukraine’s Revolution of...

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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

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The Jamestown Foundation is pleased to announce the creation of the Friends of Jamestown Program, an annual membership that offers complimentary copies of Jamestown books and reports, and signficant...


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Fifth Annual China Defense and Security Conference

January 20, 2015 10:41 AM

The Jamestown Foundation’s Fifth Annual China Defense and Security Conference

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Media Appearances 

Jamestown Fellow Peter Mattis Writes in The National Interest on China's Purge of Intel Official

January 20, 2015

On January 20, Jamestown Fellow and former China Brief editor Peter Mattis wrote an article in The National Interest on recent purges in China's intelligence agency, the Ministry of State Security (MSS), and what it means...

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Bild Quotes Wladimir van Wilgenburg

January 19, 2015

The likelihood of the Islamic State operating a TV station out of Mosul was discussed by Wladimir van Wilgenburg, an analyst of Kurdish affairs for Jamestown.

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