Fortress Russia: Pushing Foreigners Back

This week marked the 30th anniversary of the April 26, 1986, Chernobyl reactor meltdown—a nuclear disaster that saturated northern Ukraine, southern Belarus and parts of western Russia with radioactivity in the worst fallout in...

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Kabardino-Balkaria’s Governor Says Militants Returning From Syria Represent Real Threat

April 28, 2016

In Kabardino-Balkaria, as in other republics of the North Caucasus, public debate intensifies from time to time regarding republican residents going off to fight in the Syrian civil war on the side of the rebels. But at the same...

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

Moscow Invites Chinese Factories to Move to the Russian Far East

April 28, 2016

Chemical, metallurgical and cement plants may soon be transferred from their current locations across northern China to the Russian Far East. This was the agreement reached in early April 2016, during Russian Minister for Far...

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Fortress Russia: Pushing Foreigners Back

April 28, 2016

This week marked the 30th anniversary of the April 26, 1986, Chernobyl reactor meltdown—a nuclear disaster that saturated northern Ukraine, southern Belarus and parts of western Russia with radioactivity in the worst fallout in...

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

Lukashenka’s Report to the Nation: Rhetoric Versus Reality

April 27, 2016

On April 21, President Alyaksandr Lukashenka delivered his annual “report to the Belarusian people and the National Assembly [parliament].” When speaking about the economy, Lukashenka did not use the words “crisis” or even...

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

Ukraine’s New Government Expected to Continue Reforms

April 27, 2016

On April 14, Ukraine’s parliament replaced the cabinet of unpopular Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk with one headed by Volodymyr Hroysman, who had served as parliament speaker since November 2014. A former mayor of President...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Domestic/Social, Economics, Europe, Ukraine

Karachaevo-Cherkessia’s Leadership Sidelines a Popular Politician

April 27, 2016

A large-scale scandal was unleashed in Karachaevo-Cherkessia, after the republican branch of the United Russia party refused to register a popular politician, Aliy Totorkulov, as a candidate in the party’s primaries. Totorkulov...

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

[Hot Issue] Recent Attacks Illuminate the Islamic State’s Europe Attack Network

April 27, 2016

The recent major terrorist attacks in Paris and Brussels represent a watershed moment not just for the Islamic State (IS), but for the entire jihadist movement. The attacks mark the first time that a single jihadist network has...

Category: Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Hot Issue, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Terrorism, Europe, Iraq, Syria

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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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Unmasking Terror Volume II: A Global Review of Terrorist Activities

By:Michael Scheuer

September 19, 2006 10:39 AM

Unmasking Terror Volume II, brings together over 50 experts on terrorism, intelligence and security.


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Sixth Annual China Defense and Security Conference

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 on May 12th. The conference will feature a number of the best China...


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Media Appearances 

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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Senior Fellow Willy Lam Interviewed by AFP

April 29, 2016

Senior Fellow Willy Lam has been interviewed by Agence France-Presse (AFP) regarding the Communist Party Youth League (CYL) faction, widely regarded as the power base of China's Premier Li Keqiang, who held high positions in the...

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