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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...


Cat: Event, Military/Security, Cyber, China
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Africa

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Boko Haram: Two Years on Shekau and Buhari Still Face Pressure Over the Chibok Schoolgirls

May 16, 2016 12:52 PM

The two-year anniversary of Boko Haram’s kidnapping of more than 250 schoolgirls in Chibok, Borno State, Nigeria passed on April 13, 2016. Evidently, international interest in the Chibok kidnapping...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Terrorism, Africa, West Africa, Home Page
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The Caucasus

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Russian Authorities Appear to Exaggerate Level of IS Activity

May 26, 2016 08:48 PM

On May 21, Russian media reported that a group of young people with ties to the so-called Islamic State (IS) had been detained. According to the police, “the group consisted of four residents of...


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

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Kyrgyzstan’s Capacity to Meet Its CASA-1000 Obligations Comes Under Question

May 26, 2016 08:55 PM

On May 12, the $1.17 billion CASA-1000 energy mega-project was inaugurated, in Tajikistan, by top-level officials from its participating countries—Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Pakistan and Kyrgyzstan...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Energy, Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan
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China and the Asia-Pacific

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The Japan Factor

May 23, 2016 03:14 PM

**This is provided to Jamestown subscribers to share the private views of a member of The Jamestown Foundation's Board of Directors. This is not an official Jamestown publication and the views...


Cat: Media Appearance, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, China, Taiwan, South China Sea, East China Sea, Japan, China and the Asia-Pacific
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Europe

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Surkov-Nuland Talks on Ukraine: A Nontransparent Channel (Part Two)

May 26, 2016 08:44 PM

*To read Part One, please click here.

 

US Assistant Secretary of State Victoria Nuland held talks, in Moscow, with Russian presidential advisor Vladislav Surkov, on May 17–18 (see Part One)....


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Europe, Ukraine, Russia
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Latin America

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Cuba: Russia’s Unsinkable Aircraft Carrier

October 30, 2015 04:40 PM

Despite all of the other major foreign policy issues on its agenda, Russia has not forgotten Cuba. Indeed, it appears that Moscow’s strategic interest in this Caribbean island country has grown...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Military/Security, Latin America, Caribbean, Cuba, Russia
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Middle East

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Moscow Heightens Pressure on Circassian Activists on Their Remembrance Day

May 23, 2016 05:43 PM

In 1990, Circassian activists designated May 21 as the Day of Mourning and Remembrance to commemorate the final destruction of their nation in 1864 by the Russian Empire. Since then, Circassians in...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Russia, Middle East
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Russia

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Russian Authorities Appear to Exaggerate Level of IS Activity

May 26, 2016 08:48 PM

On May 21, Russian media reported that a group of young people with ties to the so-called Islamic State (IS) had been detained. According to the police, “the group consisted of four residents of...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Transit, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Terrorism, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Russia
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South Asia

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Neither Turkmenistan nor Tajikistan Seen Able to Resist Islamic State

January 12, 2016 05:36 PM

Neither Turkmenistan, which has maintained a policy of strict neutrality since the 1990s, nor Tajikistan, which hosts a Russian military base on its territory, has a military force capable of...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Military/Security, Central Asia, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan , South Asia, Afghanistan
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Turkey

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Four-Day Karabakh War Highlights Threats to Energy Security on NATO’s Southeastern Flank

May 23, 2016 05:45 PM

The periodic escalation of violence in and around the separatist Azerbaijani territory of Karabakh routinely raises concerns about this conflict’s threat to regional energy security and pipeline...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Energy, Military/Security, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Azerbaijan , Georgia, Armenia, Europe
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