The Futility of Dialogue With Putin

The need to keep the channels of dialogue open with an unpredictable Russia is taken as an absolute imperative by many Western politicians. But they are often surprised when this tactic backfires. The foreign ministers of the...

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Four-Day Karabakh War Highlights Threats to Energy Security on NATO’s Southeastern Flank

May 23, 2016

The periodic escalation of violence in and around the separatist Azerbaijani territory of Karabakh routinely raises concerns about this conflict’s threat to regional energy security and pipeline infrastructure. However, few...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Energy, Military/Security, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Azerbaijan , Georgia, Armenia, Europe

Moscow Heightens Pressure on Circassian Activists on Their Remembrance Day

May 23, 2016

In 1990, Circassian activists designated May 21 as the Day of Mourning and Remembrance to commemorate the final destruction of their nation in 1864 by the Russian Empire. Since then, Circassians in the North Caucasus and outside...

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The Futility of Dialogue With Putin

May 23, 2016

The need to keep the channels of dialogue open with an unpredictable Russia is taken as an absolute imperative by many Western politicians. But they are often surprised when this tactic backfires. The foreign ministers of the...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Foreign Policy, Europe, Russia

The Japan Factor

May 23, 2016

**This is provided to Jamestown subscribers to share the private views of a member of The Jamestown Foundation's Board of Directors. This is not an official Jamestown publication and the views contained herein may not reflect the...

Category: Media Appearance, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, China, Taiwan, South China Sea, East China Sea, Japan, China and the Asia-Pacific

In New Video, Georgian-Born Muslim al-Shishani Discusses Russian Presence in Syria

May 20, 2016

Muslim al-Shishani is the nom de guerre of Murad Margoshvili, commander of the Junud al-Sham (“Soldiers of Syria”) insurgent group operating in Syria. Margoshivili is a Georgian national, but he is also an ethnic Kist, a member...

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

Georgia’s Main Opposition Party Suffers Declining Support, Internal Fracturing

May 20, 2016

Giorgi Vashadze, a high-ranking member of Georgia’s formerly ruling United National Movement (UNM) and a member of the Georgian parliament, left his political party on May 5. Immediately, he unleashed harsh criticism for the...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Georgia

Normandy Meeting Aborts Ukraine’s Proposal on OSCE Police Mission

May 20, 2016

Russia, Germany, France, and Ukraine held an expanded meeting of their foreign affairs ministers and senior staffs on May 11 in Berlin (the “Normandy” format). Two overlapping issues topped the meeting’s agenda: possible...

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Russia’s Zapad 2013 Military Exercise: Lessons for Baltic Regional Security

December 28, 2015

Zapad 2013 was a wide-scale military exercise carried out by the Russian and Belarusian military forces in September 2013. The joint maneuvers, which were held in Belarus and western Russia, simulated an incursion by...

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

July 20, 2015

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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...

Category: China Brief, Report, Featured, China, Middle East

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Volatile Borderland: Russia and the North Caucasus

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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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May 12, 2016 09:00 AM

The Jamestown Foundation is proud to announce that the Sixth Annual China Defense and Security Conference will be held at the University Club (1135 16th St NW)on May 12th. The conference will feature...


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The Japan Factor

May 23, 2016

**This is provided to Jamestown subscribers to share the private views of a member of The Jamestown Foundation's Board of Directors. This is not an official Jamestown publication and the views contained herein may not reflect the...

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Jamestown Director of Programs Margarita Assenova Quoted by Energywire

April 29, 2016

On April 29, Energywire published and article on the Southern Gas Corridor that quoted Margarita Assenova, Jamestown's Director of Programs for the Balkans, Caucasus, and Central Asia.

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