Egypt’s Growing Militant Threat

During the past two months, Egypt has witnessed an unprecedented wave of attacks by Islamist militants, mostly launched by the Islamic State’s Egyptian branch—which calls itself “Sinai Province,” and which was formerly known as...

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How Long Can Putin Continue Doing Nothing?

July 27, 2015

Russia had all but disappeared from the international arena in the last couple of weeks, particularly following the July 14 signing of the international de-nuclearization deal reached with Iran. Indeed, as long as the pause in...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Economics, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Russia, Featured

Six Suspected Rebels Killed in Kabardino-Balkaria

July 27, 2015

On July 23, government forces declared a counterterrorist operation regime and launched a special operation in the center of Nalchik, Kabardino-Balkaria. According to the Russian National Antiterrorist Committee (NAK), the...

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

Threats to Georgian Pipeline Security: What is Moscow’s Game?

July 27, 2015

Russia’s latest incursions from the breakaway Georgian territory of South Ossetia into adjacent territory heretofore controlled by Georgia have given rise to renewed security concerns for Georgia’s strategic East-West Highway as...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Transit, Energy, The Caucasus, Georgia, Azerbaijan , Russia

Ukraine Accepts Constitutional Amendment to Russia’s Advantage at US Insistence

July 24, 2015

The international context of negotiations to implement the Minsk armistice is changing in Russia’s favor. As the leading Western power, the Barack Obama administration effectively pressures Ukraine to legitimize the...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Europe, Ukraine, Western Europe, Russia

Moscow Uses Kadyrov in Kremlin Push for Rapprochement with Saudi Arabia

July 24, 2015

Chechnya, formally a Russian province, has found a place for itself in relations between Moscow and Riyadh. Indeed, in general, subnational units of the Russian Federation, in particular the Muslim regions, have become much more...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Terrorism, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Russia, Middle East

Why Moscow Sells Arms for Rubber, Fruit and Vegetables

July 24, 2015

Sometimes a story appears that seemingly makes no sense and cries out for an explanation. The following story is one of those cases: On July 15, RIA Novosti reported that Russia will trade $160 million worth of military hardware...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Economics, Foreign Policy, Russia, China and the Asia-Pacific, South China Sea

Obama Administration Undercutting Ukraine’s Position in the Minsk Armistice Negotiations

July 24, 2015

Urged by US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland in Kyiv last week, Ukraine took a first step toward legalizing the secessionist authorities in the country’s constitution (see EDM, July 20). Concurrently, US Vice...

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Six Years at Sea... And Counting: Gulf of Aden Anti-Piracy and China's Maritime Commons Presence

July 20, 2015

Available July 30, 2015

Well over six years of Chinese anti-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden have directly supported People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) modernization goals and provided invaluable experience operating in...

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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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Unmasking Terror: A Global Review of Terrorist Activities

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A compilation of Terrorism Monitor’s articles and interviews from Sept. 11, 2003 – Sept. 11, 2004, with a foreword from Lt. Gen. William Odom.

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Ukraine’s Security Challenges in the East and Military Reform

July 15, 2015 02:00 PM


On July 27, 2015, The Jamestown Foundation hosted former Ukrainian Deputy Minister of Defense, Admiral Ihor Kabanenko, and Vice President of Kyiv-based high-technology firm KM Core, Bohdan Kupych....

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Jamestown Analyst Stephen Blank Quoted by Intersection

July 21, 2015

On July 9, European news portal The Intersection Project interviewed Jamestown Russia expert Stephen Blank regarding Moscow's relationship with Beijing.

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NYT Quotes Jamestown Russia Expert Pavel Baev

July 16, 2015

Regular contributor to Jamestown's Eurasia Daily Monitor Pavel Baev was quoted by The New York Times, on July 15, regarding Moscow's reluctant approach toward the Iran nuclear deal.

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