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Fifth Annual China Defense and Security Conference

January 20, 2015 10:41 AM

The Jamestown Foundation’s Fifth Annual China Defense and Security Conference

Thursday, March 12, 20158:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

Location:

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1779...


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Africa

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Maritime Insecurity in the Gulf of Guinea: A Greater Role for China?

January 9, 2015 01:05 PM

While concerted anti-piracy measures, undertaken since 2008, have steadily decreased the number of piracy attacks in the Gulf of Aden, those in the Gulf of Guinea (GoG) attract growing attention....


Cat: China Brief, Home Page, West Africa, Africa, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Foreign Policy
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The Caucasus

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Kadyrov Takes Chechen Special Forces Training to New Heights

March 27, 2015 03:18 PM

Chechen special services operating under the auspices of Ramzan Kadyrov and trained by an ex-major of the Russian security services’ Alpha group, Daniil Martynov, keep expanding their activities to...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Military/Security, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Russia
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Central Asia

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Central Asians Fighting in Ukraine May Lead to Tensions With Russia

March 26, 2015 05:08 PM

On March 17, the Russian and Kyrgyzstani services of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) published a long interview with a citizen of Kyrgyzstan identified as Manas (not his real name), who said...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan , Europe, Ukraine, Russia
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China and the Asia-Pacific

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China Seeks Massive Investments in Georgia

March 25, 2015 03:14 PM

Until now, Georgia’s economic situation has been most clearly defined by its movement closer to Europe thanks to last year’s signing of the Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area agreement with the...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, The Caucasus, Georgia, China, China and the Asia-Pacific
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Europe

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Why Is Russia Deploying Nuclear Weapons to Crimea?

March 27, 2015 03:19 PM

Recently, there has been an uptick in Russian efforts to defend the placement of nuclear-capable weapons, if not actual nuclear weapons, on Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula, which Russia illegally annexed...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, Europe, Ukraine, Crimea, Russia
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Latin America

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The New Silk Road and Latin America: Will They Ever Meet?

March 6, 2015 04:42 PM

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s New Silk Road stretches over 8,000 miles from China to Europe, traversing the Eurasian land mass and even touching Africa, but notably excludes one continent on the...


Cat: China Brief, In a Fortnight, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Economics, China, Latin America, Mexico, Nicaragua, Argentina
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Middle East

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To Topple the Throne: Islamic State Sets Its Sights on Saudi Arabia

March 6, 2015 04:38 PM

The meteoric rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, which has since styled itself the Islamic State in an affirmation of its broader aspirations of dominion over a self-declared caliphate...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, Terrorism, Syria, Iraq
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Russia

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Why Is Russia Deploying Nuclear Weapons to Crimea?

March 27, 2015 03:19 PM

Recently, there has been an uptick in Russian efforts to defend the placement of nuclear-capable weapons, if not actual nuclear weapons, on Ukraine’s Crimean peninsula, which Russia illegally annexed...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, Europe, Ukraine, Crimea, Russia
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South Asia

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Russia’s Third Front: Mounting Anxiety Over Afghanistan

February 6, 2015 05:08 PM

With most of the military forces of the United States and the North Atlantic Organization (NATO) having departed Afghanistan, Russia has grown increasingly anxious about a possible deterioration of...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Terrorism, Central Asia, Tajikistan , Uzbekistan , South Asia, Afghanistan
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Turkey

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Turkmenistan, Turkey and Azerbaijan: A Trilateral Energy Strategy?

March 11, 2015 03:49 PM

Following the recent (March 4) visit to Ankara by his counterpart from Turkmenistan, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced a trilateral mechanism on energy...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Foreign Policy, Energy, The Caucasus, Azerbaijan , Central Asia, Turkmenistan, Turkey
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