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

December 8, 2015 08:30 AM

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.

The University Club of...


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Africa

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BRIEFS

January 22, 2016 11:02 AM

AL-SHABAAB ATTACK KEEPS PRESSURE ON KENYAN MILITARY AND GOVERNMENT

On January 15, the Somali militant group al-Shabaab carried out one of its most significant attacks on the forces of the African...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Brief, Global Terrorism Analysis, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, Terrorism, East Africa, Africa
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The Caucasus

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Khasavyurt Protest Shows Growing Power of Salafists in Dagestan

February 5, 2016 05:48 PM

Two months ago (December 2015), authorities in Dagestan attempted to shut down mosques in the capital Makhachkala that they did not control. The attempt ended in an embarrassing defeat for the...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Russia
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Central Asia

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Mongolian Mega Construction Projects Push for Energy Security, Regional Connectivity

February 3, 2016 05:41 PM

Mongolia’s national energy program has made significant progress in the past year. According to Energy Minister Dashzeveg Zorigt, in 2015, legislation regulating the energy sector was revised,...


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

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Bypassing Russia, Ukraine Becomes Another “Silk Road” Terminus

January 27, 2016 05:17 PM

Since an uprising unseated the pro-Russian regime of Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych in February 2014, relations between Kyiv and Moscow have gone from bad to worse. Responding to a recent ban...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Transit, China, China and the Asia-Pacific, Central Asia, Europe, Ukraine, Russia
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Europe

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Belarus and Its Powerful Neighbors: A Master Class of Raw Geopolitics

February 5, 2016 05:58 PM

As January 2016 drew to a close, news pertaining to Belarus’s relations with its two large neighbors—Russia and Europe—again overshadowed any developments emanating from the Eastern European country...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Europe, Belarus
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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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Uyghur Militants in Syria: The Turkish Connection

February 4, 2016 05:06 PM

The Chinese authorities have claimed that since 2013, “hundreds” of Uyghurs have travelled to Syria and Iraq to join the Islamic State and other jihadist organizations; such claims have been used as...


Cat: Home Page, Featured, Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Turkey, China, Middle East
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Russia

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The Kremlin Becomes Hostage to Its Own Imperial Propaganda

February 5, 2016 05:55 PM

In January 2016, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu announced the formation of three new divisions in the Western Military District of Russia. Two of them will be located near the border with...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, 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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Uyghur Militants in Syria: The Turkish Connection

February 4, 2016 05:06 PM

The Chinese authorities have claimed that since 2013, “hundreds” of Uyghurs have travelled to Syria and Iraq to join the Islamic State and other jihadist organizations; such claims have been used as...


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