Spain Grapples with Growing Islamic State Threat

A recent report by the UN Security Council estimated that 15,000 people from over 80 countries have so far travelled to Syria and Iraq to fight alongside the Islamic State organization and other extremist groups, “including…...

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Russia’s New Passport Regulations Impose Additional Hardships on Tajik Migrant Workers

November 26, 2014

According to a new Russian law, beginning on January 1, 2015, citizens of Tajikistan wishing to enter Russia will no longer be able to use their domestic passports, but will instead need to produce an international passport, a...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Central Asia, Tajikistan , Russia

Belarus Tries to Flap Its ‘Second Wing’

November 26, 2014

“We have been flying with one wing and we badly need to engage the other one,” President Alyaksandr Lukashenka once quipped, in reference to Belarus’s asymmetric international engagements—too much with Russia, too little with the...

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Why Do Jamaat Leaders Die so Often in North Caucasus Special Operations?

November 26, 2014

Rarely a week passes in Dagestan without the authorities launching a new special operation against militants. Some weeks, several special operations take place across the republic. In most instances, these law enforcement actions...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Terrorism, Military/Security, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Russia

Russia to Shift Rail Route to Avoid Going Through Ukraine

November 25, 2014

Russia frequently seeks to reroute oil and gas pipelines and railway routes in order to bypass those neighboring countries that it hopes to put pressure on. In turn, the West puts forth competing pipeline and transit corridors...

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Putin Approves Draft Strategy for Countering Extremism in Russia to 2025

November 25, 2014

On November 20, President Vladimir Putin convened a meeting of the Russian Security Council to discuss and approve a draft Strategy for Countering Extremism in the Russian Federation Through 2025. This new security document...

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Why Is Karachaevo-Cherkessia Quiet and Kabardino-Balkaria Not?

November 24, 2014

On November 18, Russian and regional analysts in Karachaevo-Cherkessia discussed the striking difference between two neighboring and quite similar republics, Karachaevo-Cherkessia and Kabardino-Balkaria. While Kabardino-Balkaria...

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

Looming Annexations of Abkhazia and South Ossetia, and Russia’s Growing Appetite for Territorial Expansion

November 24, 2014

On November 20, Russian-occupied South Ossetia’s (Tskhinvali region) separatist regime declared that it is negotiating a new “comprehensive agreement on integration” with Russia, which will raise the relationship between the two...

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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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Azerbaijan and the Southern Gas Corridor to Europe: Implications for U.S. and European Energy Security – Conference Report

February 27, 2014

On Friday, September 13, 2013, The Jamestown Foundation hosted an event at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace entitled, "Azerbaijan and the Southern Gas Corridor to Europe: Implications for U.S. and European...

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Unmasking Terror Volume IV: A Global Review of Terrorist Activities

By:Andrew McGregor (Editor)

December 18, 2008 06:33 PM

Unmasking Terror Volume IV: A Global Review of Terrorist Activities brings together over 50 experts on terrorism.


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Eighth Annual Terrorism Conference

October 20, 2014 02:59 PM

Al-Qaeda and Its Heirs

 

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

8:30 A.M.–4:00 P.M.

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Media Appearances 

Washington Post Publishes Op-Ed by Jacob Zenn

November 13, 2014

Jacob Zenn wrote an op-ed for the Washington Post discussing U.S. efforts against Boko Haram.

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Jamestown Senior Fellow Willy Lam Interviewed by Associated Press

November 1, 2014

On November 1, Jamestown Senior Fellow Willy Lam was interviewed by the Associated Press about the political implications of the ongoing Hong Kong protests.

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