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Ninth Annual Terrorism Conference The War in Syria, Islamic State and the Changing Landscape of Asymmetric Threats

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Ninth Annual Terrorism Conference: The War in Syria, Islamic State and the Changing Landscape of Asymmetric Threats


Tuesday, December 8, 2015 8:30 A.M.–4:15 P.M.

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  1. November 16, 2015

    Note: This piece is based on a longer article published in The Washington Quarterly (Fall 2015, available here).

    Beginning after the global financial crisis in 2008, and transforming further with Xi Jinping’s ascent to power in 2012, Chinese security policy has undergone a remarkable shift in...

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

  2. November 19, 2015

    Moldova’s internal collapse is, at last, concentrating the West’s attention. Western officials are generally surprised and aghast. They worry, moreover, about the potential repercussions in the region: Moldova does, after all, account for a 700-kilometer stretch of the Baltic-Pontic isthmus....

    Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Europe, Moldova

  3. November 20, 2015

    This past week (November 15–16), in the Mediterranean coastal city of Antalya, Turkey hosted the G20 summit for the first time. Though normally devoted to high-level political discussions of global economic issues, the recent string of terrorist attacks in Paris (November 13) and elsewhere induced...

    Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Energy, Turkey, Russia

  4. November 20, 2015

    *To read Part One, please click here.


    The latest public opinion survey, commissioned by the US International Republican Institute (IRI), confirms a deepening chasm between the “pro-Europe” coalition government and voters in Moldova (Infotag, Unimedia, IPN, November 10).

    The coalition’s three...

    Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Europe, Moldova

  5. November 19, 2015

    Experts have paid insufficient attention to news of an assassination attempt against Ramzan Kadyrov at the beginning of November 2015. The reported attempt on the Chechen ruler’s life illuminates what the current situation in Chechnya is like. On November 1, Russian media made the surprise...

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

  6. November 20, 2015

    The recent elections for the sheikh and imam of a mosque located on Vengerskikh Boitsov Street (Hungarian Fighters Street), in the Dagestani capital of Makhachkala, were quite characteristic of the situation throughout the republic. According to official rules, a mosque imam is appointed by the...

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

  7. November 19, 2015

    On October 31, Georgia held by-elections for two vacant parliamentary seats in the districts of Martvili and Sagarejo (Channel 1, Rustavi 2, Civil Georgia, October 31). The by-elections did not have much significance from an electoral perspective, since even if the ruling Georgian Dream (GD)...

    Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Georgia

  8. November 16, 2015

    A landmark agreement signed in October saw China extend “emergency fuel assistance” to Nepal in the wake of the serious fuel shortage there. It is expected to pave the way for greater bilateral cooperation. The fuel agreement was preceded by a sharp deterioration in India-Nepal relations, sparked...

    Category: China Brief, Foreign Policy, Energy, Economics, China, India

  9. November 24, 2015

    Executive Summary

    On October 18, 2015, a DAESH promoter posted a 63-page English-language manual entitled Safety and Security Guidelines for Lone Wolf Mujahideen on Twitter. [1] Reportedly, three former members of Saddam Hussein’s intelligence service now with this jihadist organization in Raqqa,...

    Category: Home Page, Featured, Hot Issue, Global Terrorism Analysis, Military/Security, Terrorism, North America, Syria, Iraq

  10. November 18, 2015

    Over the past year, Mongolia has worked to institutionalize its foreign policy concept of “trilateralism,” according to which the landlocked Northeast Asian republic is attempting to insert itself into Russia and China’s growing relationship based on energy, transportation and regional development...

    Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Central Asia, Mongolia, China and the Asia-Pacific, Japan, Europe, Germany, China