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Pro-Russia Paramilitaries Seize Ground in Eastern Ukraine Ahead of International Negotiations

April 16, 2014

Pro-Russia armed groups fanned out during April 11–14 across Donetsk oblast, capturing the seats of authority in town after town: Slovyansk, Kramatorsk, Makiyivka, Mariupol, Horlivka, Khartsyzk, Yenakiyeve, Zhdanivka, and several...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Featured, Military/Security, Europe, Ukraine, Russia

If War Comes Tomorrow: Putin’s Gamble in Eastern Ukraine

April 15, 2014

Russian, Ukrainian and Western media, commentators and officials offer conflicting interpretations of Russia’s military “buildup” along Ukraine’s eastern border. The reality of the size and composition of those forces is fiercely...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Military/Security, Europe, Ukraine, Russia

Georgia Is Reeling After President Obama’s NATO Statement

April 11, 2014

Statements and declarations about Georgia made by Western countries and especially the United States carry big weight in Tbilisi. Every one of them is read, re-read, analyzed, and scrutinized by Georgian politicians, experts and...

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

Armed Pro-Russian Activists in Lugansk May Trigger a Russian Invasion

April 10, 2014

A well-coordinated attack on local administrative buildings by pro-Russian activists in eastern Ukrainian cities Donetsk, Kharkiv and Lugansk began on April 6. Local police forces did little to stop the rioting, while local...

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

Sunflowers in Springtime: Taiwan’s Crisis and the End of an Era in Cross-Strait Cooperation

April 9, 2014

With two years left in the second and last term of Ma Ying-jeou’s presidency, Taiwan has been embroiled in a political crisis since March 18 that will have serious, and possibly long-lasting, repercussions on the dynamics within...

Category: Taiwan, China and the Asia-Pacific, China Brief, Home Page, Featured, Domestic/Social, Economics

Kazakhstan’s New Prime Minister to Fix Economic Problems

April 9, 2014

On April 2, Kazakhstani President Nursultan Nazarbayev accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Serik Akhmetov who had headed the country’s government since September 2012. On the same day, the president met with leaders of...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Domestic/Social, Economics, Central Asia, Kazakhstan

Crimea Operation Boosts Russian Military Prestige

April 8, 2014

Public statements by Russia’s defense minister, Army-General Sergei Shoigu, indicate that planning for the military and defense implications of absorbing Crimea into Russia is far advanced, while he has also provided a series of...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Military/Security, Central Asia, China, Europe, Ukraine, Russia

Ukraine Seeks Closer Ties With NATO and Its Member Countries

April 7, 2014

On April 1–2 in Brussels, the Ukraine-NATO Commission held a ministerial-level meeting to discuss the conflict with pronounced military dimensions between Russia and Ukraine (UNIAN, April 2).Members of the North Atlantic Treaty...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Featured, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, Europe, Ukraine

The Libyan Oil Crisis: Social Fragmentation in an Unstable State

April 4, 2014

In early March, the North-Korean flagged tanker MT Morning Glory reached the eastern port of Es-Sider, one of the three oil ports seized by Ibrahim al-Jadhran’s Cyrenaica Defense Forces. [1] Jadhran’s forces tried to sell oil...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Military/Security, North Africa, Global Terrorism Analysis

From Syria to Sulawesi: Could Mujahideen Indonesia Timor become an ISIS Ally?

April 4, 2014

A schism emerged among Syrian jihadist groups after al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri announced on February 3 that al-Qaeda has “no connection” to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) (Daily Times [Lahore], February 13)....

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Southeast Asia, Syria

Indian Investigations Reveal Funding System for Promoting Jihad in Kashmir

April 4, 2014

After pursuing a cross-border money laundering case for several years, Indian investigative agencies have zeroed in on the leadership of the Pakistan-based Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) and its front charity organization for allegedly...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Featured, India, Pakistan

NATO Foreign Ministers Try to Deter a Possible Russian Invasion of Ukraine

April 3, 2014

The unscheduled meeting in Paris of US Secretary of State John Kerry with his Russian counterpart, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, on March 30, had raised hopes in Moscow that a compromise solution to the Ukrainian crisis may be...

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

The Arctic Template of Russian National Security Policy

March 28, 2014

Ukraine shows that Russia’s threat assessments are cynical, mendacious, inclined toward worst-case scenarios, self-aggrandizing and self-reinforcing. They betray not just an incipient trend toward paranoia, but also hysteria...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Military/Security, Russia

Revisionist Radicals Accuse Putin of Being Too Soft on Ukraine, as Russia Takes on Status of Pariah State

March 27, 2014

President Vladimir Putin’s approval rating has reached a staggering 82.3 percent, the Kremlin-controlled pollster VTsIOM reported this week (March 27). Last January, the same polling outfit reported Putin’s rating at 60.6...

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

Chechnya’s Ramzan Kadyrov Promises to Invest in Crimea Despite his Financial Dependence on Moscow

March 26, 2014

Shortly after the swift proclamation of Crimea’s short-lived independence, Ramzan Kadyrov announced that Chechnya would invest in Crimea and build close ties with it. However, Kadyrov’s notorious reputation is more likely to...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Domestic/Social, Economics, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Europe, Ukraine

Putin’s Crimea Speech: A Manifesto of Greater-Russia Irredentism

March 25, 2014

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s speech on the incorporation of Crimea into Russia (kremlin.ru, March 18; see EDM, March 19) aimed far beyond Crimea in scope and ambition. Explicitly, Putin called into question the legitimacy...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Central Asia, Europe, Russia, Featured

With Crimea Secure, Russia’s Focus Shifts to Ukrainian Mainland

March 24, 2014

The last remnants of the Ukrainian military have been unceremoniously pushed out of Crimea by Russian forces, who are no longer posing as unidentified local self-defense militias. Some Ukrainian servicemen have been detained...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Europe, Ukraine, Russia

Iran and the Looming U.S.-Russian Cold War

March 21, 2014

Executive Summary

As the Western world is drawn in by the recent events in the Crimea, nations on the periphery are seeing a chance to use the widening gulf between Russia and the United States/EU to further their own aims. A...

Category: Home Page, Featured, Hot Issue, Russia, Iran

Naval Basing and Maritime Borders in the Black Sea After Russia’s Annexation of Crimea

March 21, 2014

Russia’s seizure of Crimea from Ukraine, officially effective from March 18 (see EDM, March 19), brings two distinct territorial units into the Russian Federation, namely: the Crimean republic and the Sevastopol municipality,...

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

Malaysia Walks Tightrope on China and the South China Sea

March 20, 2014

For almost two years, Malaysia and China have been making elaborate preparations to commemorate the historic 40th anniversary of their diplomatic relationship in 2014 (The Star, August 29, 2012). Yet the first few months of...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Featured, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Southeast Asia

The Military Dimensions of NPC 2014

March 20, 2014

On March 4, Premier Li Keqiang delivered the annual Report on the Work of the Government to the National People’s Congress (NPC). In the small section on national defense, Premier Li stated: “We made solid progress in...

Category: China Brief, Military/Security, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Home Page, Featured

Congolese Forces Take the Offensive Against Uganda’s ADF-NALU Militants

March 20, 2014

Fresh from a victory over the rebel troops of the Mouvement du 23 Mars (M23) in the unsettled but resource-rich Nord-Kivu province of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the Congolese army has launched an offensive...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Military/Security, West Africa

Assad's Hurricane: A Profile of the Paramilitary Wing of the Syrian Social Nationalist Party

March 20, 2014

The presence of numerous auxiliary forces fighting alongside the regular Syrian military and security services against the armed opposition to Ba’athist rule is without question. Acting as ancillaries for the Ba’athist regime’s...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Syria

Iran’s Sunni Baloch Extremists Operating from Bases in Pakistan

March 20, 2014

An Iranian Sunni extremist group operating out of hideouts in southwestern Pakistan, Jaysh al-Adl (JA - Army of Justice), has started to threaten Iran’s security and darken relations between Tehran and Islamabad.

Days after JA...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Featured, Pakistan, Iran, Home Page

Russia Completes the Annexation of Crimea

March 19, 2014

Addressing Russia’s bicameral parliament on March 18, President Vladimir Putin announced Crimea’s incorporation into the Russian Federation. The founding documents on Crimea’s “admission” into Russia were signed on the same day,...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Vlad’s Corner, Featured, Foreign Policy, Europe, Ukraine, Russia

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