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Updated - 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 at the University Club (1135 16th St NW)on May 12th. The conference will feature...


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Moscow Seeks to Put Ukraine’s Smallest Nationalities in Play Against Kyiv

July 26, 2016

The ethnic-Ukrainian share of Ukraine’s population is now greater than the ethnic-Russian share of the Russian Federation’s population—and significantly larger if one does not include Russian-occupied Crimea and Donbas in the...

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

Belarus: Change Is in the Offing

July 22, 2016

The evolving political dynamics of Belarus are causing an unprecedented shift in policy stances and viewpoints that were heretofore considered immovable. Thus, some of the opinions that used to be routinely associated with the...

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

NATO Can Refloat Romania’s Black Sea Naval Initiative (Part Three)

July 22, 2016

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It was a summit of modest expectations and modest results for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Warsaw on July 8–9. These results are of an interim nature: building blocks for...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, Europe, Romania, Turkey, Russia, Vlad’s Corner

BRIEFS

July 22, 2016

NICE ATTACK SPOTLIGHTS FRENCH JIHADIST RECRUITER

The Bastille Day terror attack in the French city of Nice, which saw 84 people killed when a Tunisian truck driver ploughed through crowds on the Promenade des Anglais, has...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Terrorism, West Africa, Europe, France

Depopulation—Invisible Threat to Latvian Security

July 21, 2016

Latvia experienced a population decline of 8.7 percent in the last year. From among the 28 members of the European Union (the United Kingdom has not yet officially left), only Lithuania has had a larger drop in the number of its...

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

Russia’s Western Flank: A Mighty Pillar or a Headache? (Part Two)

July 19, 2016

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Russia’s posture in the Baltic Sea region appears contradictory: a declarative prioritization of this flank—including by deploying Iskander theater ballistic missiles to Kaliningrad (see...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Europe, Russia

NATO Can Refloat Romania’s Black Sea Naval Initiative (Part Two)

July 19, 2016

*To read Part One, please click here.

It was a summit of modest expectations and modest results for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Warsaw on July 8–9. These results are of an interim nature: building blocks for...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Military/Security, Europe, Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey

Georgia Receives ‘Maximum Possible’ at NATO’s Warsaw Summit

July 18, 2016

Several paragraphs of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s (NATO) final Warsaw Summit communiqué (July 9) refer to long-time NATO-aspirant Georgia (Nato.int, July 9). The Alliance expressed its readiness to ramp up dialogue...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Georgia, Europe

NATO Can Refloat Romania’s Black Sea Naval Initiative (Part One)

July 18, 2016

It was a summit of modest expectations and modest results for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Warsaw on July 8–9. These results are of an interim nature: building blocks for further decisions at upcoming...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Vlad’s Corner, Military/Security, Europe, Bulgaria, Romania

NATO’s Summit Takes Half-Way Measures on the Black Sea Region (Part Two)

July 15, 2016

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It was a summit of modest expectations and modest results for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Warsaw on July 8–9. These results are of an interim nature: building blocks...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Military/Security, Europe, Baltics, Poland, Bulgaria, Romania

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Ukraine

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Moscow Seeks to Put Ukraine’s Smallest Nationalities in Play Against Kyiv

July 26, 2016 06:09 PM

The ethnic-Ukrainian share of Ukraine’s population is now greater than the ethnic-Russian share of the Russian Federation’s population—and significantly larger if one does not include...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Domestic/Social, Europe, Ukraine, Russia
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Belarus

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Belarus: Change Is in the Offing

July 22, 2016 06:44 PM

The evolving political dynamics of Belarus are causing an unprecedented shift in policy stances and viewpoints that were heretofore considered immovable. Thus, some of the opinions that used to be...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Home Page, Europe, Belarus
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Moldova

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Romania Bidding for Influence in Moldova (Part Three)

April 26, 2016 03:41 PM

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Although its power seems firmly entrenched, Vlad Plahotniuc’s government needs some external legitimacy and urgent...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Europe, Moldova , Romania
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Baltics

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Depopulation—Invisible Threat to Latvian Security

July 21, 2016 04:16 PM

Latvia experienced a population decline of 8.7 percent in the last year. From among the 28 members of the European Union (the United Kingdom has not yet officially left), only Lithuania has had a...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Europe, Baltics
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Balkans

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Jihadist Threat Persists in Kosovo and Albania Despite Government Efforts

June 24, 2016 05:40 PM

Since the emergence of Islamic State (IS), more than 1,000 people from countries in the Western Balkans have flocked to the group as foreign fighters, predominantly from Muslim majority areas in...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Terrorism, Europe, Balkans
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Bulgaria

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NATO Can Refloat Romania’s Black Sea Naval Initiative (Part Two)

July 19, 2016 05:30 PM

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It was a summit of modest expectations and modest results for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Warsaw on July 8–9. These results are of an...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Military/Security, Europe, Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey
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Romania

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NATO Can Refloat Romania’s Black Sea Naval Initiative (Part Three)

July 22, 2016 06:36 PM

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It was a summit of modest expectations and modest results for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Warsaw on July 8–9. These results are of an...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, Europe, Romania, Turkey, Russia, Vlad’s Corner
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Western Europe

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Putin Bluffs on Challenging NATO

June 28, 2016 04:46 PM

President Vladimir Putin has reacted cautiously and avoided outright triumphalism over the Brexit of the United Kingdom from the European Union, while much of his recent comments on the forthcoming...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Europe, Western Europe, Russia
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Central Europe

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From Assurance to Deterrence: The Russia Question and NATO’s Summit in Warsaw

July 11, 2016 05:52 PM

Be careful what you wish for because it just might come true. In the past, this author had often heard Russian diplomats complain that the West fails to pay proper attention to Moscow and that...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Military/Security, Europe, Poland, Central Europe, Russia
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