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Eurasian Disunion. Available for purchase and free download from the Jamestown Store.

Book Launch -- Eurasian Disunion: Russia's Vulnerable Flanks

September 6, 2016 12:00 PM

You are invited to the official launch of

Eurasian Disunion: Russia's Vulnerable Flanks

By Janusz Bugajski and Margarita Assenova

(Available for purchase and free download)

 

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Africa

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Boko Haram: Abu Musab al-Barnawi’s Leadership Coup and Offensive in Niger

August 19, 2016 01:54 PM

On August 3, Islamic State (IS) announced that Habib Yusuf (a.k.a. Abu Musab al-Barnawi), the son of Boko Haram founder Muhammed Yusuf, was the new wali (governor) of its “West Africa Province,” the...


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The Caucasus

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NATO-Georgia: Varied Menu, Uncertain Financing

August 1, 2016 05:32 PM

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...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Georgia, Europe
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Central Asia

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New Generation of Politicians Set to Play Growing Role in Kazakhstan

August 3, 2016 05:54 PM

After long years of model stability, Kazakhstan is currently facing increasing turbulence in its economy and security. The country continues to struggle with the negative repercussions of the oil...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Central Asia, Kazakhstan
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China and the Asia-Pacific

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The PLA’s Latest Strategic Thinking on the Three Warfares

August 22, 2016 06:46 PM

Beijing’s response to the unfavorable South China Sea arbitration outcome has highlighted an important aspect of its military strategy, the “three warfares” (三战). Consisting of public opinion warfare...


Cat: China Brief, Military/Security, Info Warfare/Media, Home Page, China, China and the Asia-Pacific
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Europe

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Attack on Gülen Movement Increasingly a Cornerstone of Turkey’s Foreign Policy in the Balkans

August 3, 2016 05:48 PM

The recent coup attempt in Turkey (July 15–16) and the government’s domestic response have occupied a great deal of media attention over the past several weeks. But the broader geopolitical...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Europe, Balkans, Turkey
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Latin America

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BRIEFS

August 5, 2016 04:24 PM

Iraq: Islamic State Targets KRG-Administered Oilfield

Islamic State (IS) fighters attacked the Bai Hasan oil field in Kirkuk, northern Iraq on July 31, killing at least four people, including oil...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Terrorism, Middle East, Iraq, Latin America
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Middle East

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Chinese Military Promises Aid to Syria

August 22, 2016 12:43 PM

China has announced a shift in its foreign policy toward Syria. During a visit to Damascus on August 14, People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) Rear Admiral Guan Youfei (关友飞) noted that this year marks...


Cat: China Brief, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Terrorism, China and the Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Syria, Home Page
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Russia

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NATO’s New Force Posture in the Baltic Region: Pluses and Minuses

August 3, 2016 05:45 PM

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...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Featured, Military/Security, Europe, Baltics, Poland, Russia
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South Asia

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BRIEFS

August 19, 2016 01:26 PM

Philippines: MNLF Hardens Stance Toward Abu Sayyaf

Four members of the Southeast Asian militant group Abu Sayyaf were killed in the southern Philippines during a confrontation with members of the...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Terrorism, South Asia, Pakistan, Southeast Asia
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Turkey

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Al-Shabaab Leader’s First Audio Message Suggests Morale Is Low Among Somali Militants

August 5, 2016 04:45 PM

After nearly two years of silence, al-Shabaab leader Sheikh Ahmad Umar Abu Ubaidah has released his first audio message, a fiery rant that appears aimed at motivating his beleaguered fighters as they...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Terrorism, Africa, East Africa, Turkey
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