After Garissa: Kenya Revises Its Security Strategy to Counter al-Shabaab’s Shifting Tactics

Al-Shabaab’s April 2 attack on Kenya’s Garissa University College that killed 147 non-Muslim students was the latest installment in al-Shabaab’s campaign to force Nairobi to order a withdrawal of the Kenyan Defense Force (KDF)...

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Mongolia, Russia and China Work to Boost Transcontinental Rail Transit

April 20, 2015

Deputy ministers of railway and transportation from Mongolia, China and Russia met, on April 9–10, in Ulaanbaatar, for their first consultative meeting since a tripartite summit among the presidents of the three countries in...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Transit, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Central Asia, Mongolia, Russia

The Faltering Russian Economy Makes a Renewed Ukraine Offensive More Likely

April 20, 2015

“Boring” is perhaps the prevalent impression of President Vladimir Putin’s televised four-hour-long Q & A session that aired last Thursday (April 16), which was meant to demonstrate his good health and relaxed attitude to the...

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Russia Fears Possible Tectonic Shifts in the North Caucasus

April 20, 2015

Russian experts have written a series of articles on the future of the North Caucasus in a new age of uncertainty in the Russian Federation. They have attempted to determine under what conditions the current political regime in...

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Will Turkey Choose the European or Eurasian Energy Union?

April 17, 2015

The sixth meeting of the World Forum on Energy Regulation is scheduled to be held on May 25–28, in Istanbul, and is being organized by the office of the prime minister of the Turkish Republic. The competitive and dynamically...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Energy, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Azerbaijan , Europe, Russia, Turkey

Belarus Comes Under Criticism From Both Sides

April 17, 2015

A worsening economy, a strengthening national identity, a demographic recovery, and growing Russian criticism of Belarus’s sense of nationhood apart from Russia continue to dominate the news emanating from Belarus. In February...

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

Allure of Islamic State’s Media Machine Attracts New Generation of Chechen Recruits

April 17, 2015

Emotions ran high in the Chechen community once again with the news that two school children from Pankisi, Georgia, went to Syria to fight, presumably alongside the Islamic State organization (see EDM, April 16). Earlier in...

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

After Garissa: Kenya Revises Its Security Strategy to Counter al-Shabaab’s Shifting Tactics

April 17, 2015

Al-Shabaab’s April 2 attack on Kenya’s Garissa University College that killed 147 non-Muslim students was the latest installment in al-Shabaab’s campaign to force Nairobi to order a withdrawal of the Kenyan Defense Force (KDF)...

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

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China in Africa examines the complexity of China's engagement with the African continent. The book covers critical issues such as Chinese soft and hard power, energy and arms relations, and China's...


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Russia’s Military Challenge to the Baltics, the US and NATO

April 17, 2015 03:30 PM

On Friday, April 17, 2015, The Jamestown Foundation hosted Rasa Jukneviciene, the former Minister of Defense of the Republic of Lithuania, and Major General Jonas Kronkaitis, former Chief of Defense...


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BBC Arabic Interviews Glen Howard and Kathryn Basinsky

April 17, 2015

President Glen Howard and Assistant Editor of Militant Leadership Monitor Kathryn Basinsky were interviewed by BBC Arabic on the Tsarnaev brothers and lone-wolf terrorism.

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New York Times Quotes President Glen Howard

April 16, 2015

Glen Howard discussed the current personnel changes at the Voice of America and how this impacts U.S. international broadcasting with the New York Times.

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