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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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Foreign Assets Under Threat: Is AQIM Preparing an In Amenas-Style Attack?

July 8, 2016 04:22 PM

In late May, al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) claimed it had attacked an Areva-operated uranium mine in Arlit, northern Niger (Alakhbar, May 24). AQIM attributed the alleged assault to its...


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

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Non-Chechen Candidates from Moscow Plans to Run for Seats Representing the North Caucasus in Upcoming Parliamentary Elections

July 22, 2016 06:42 PM

On September 18, 2016, Chechnya along with the rest of Russia will vote in the elections to the Russian State Duma. Chechens will also elect the governor of their republic, where the only plausible...


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

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Beset by Cash Flow Problems, Russia and Kazakhstan Consider Leasing Baikonur Cosmodrome to Other Countries

July 14, 2016 06:01 PM

Kazakhstan’s Baikonur Cosmodrome is the oldest and largest space launch facility in the world, built in 1955 as a test range for the Soviet Union’s first intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM),...


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

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Missile Defense in Korea Further Roils US-Russian Relations

July 22, 2016 06:39 PM

Europe is not the only theater of acute discord between Russia and the United States; nor is the alleged militarization of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) the only issue that angers...


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

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Belarus: Change Is in the Offing

July 22, 2016 06:44 PM

The evolving political dynamics of Belarus are causing an unprecedented shift in policy stances and viewpoints that were heretofore considered immovable. Thus, some of the opinions that used to be...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Home Page, 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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Gulf States Bolster Security Initiatives to Confront Islamic State Threat

July 22, 2016 05:16 PM

Islamic State (IS) leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi made clear in an audio recording two years ago that the group intended to include the Gulf States among its targets, in particular Saudi Arabia. Despite...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Terrorism, Middle East
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Russia

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Non-Chechen Candidates from Moscow Plans to Run for Seats Representing the North Caucasus in Upcoming Parliamentary Elections

July 22, 2016 06:42 PM

On September 18, 2016, Chechnya along with the rest of Russia will vote in the elections to the Russian State Duma. Chechens will also elect the governor of their republic, where the only plausible...


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

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Pakistan’s LeJ Baluchistan Operations Ready for Resurgence

July 22, 2016 05:12 PM

Sectarian violence in Pakistan’s troubled Baluchistan province dropped dramatically with the death of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi’s (LeJ) leader Usman Saifullah Kurd in 2015. Attacks, however, have continued...


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

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NATO Can Refloat Romania’s Black Sea Naval Initiative (Part Three)

July 22, 2016 06:36 PM

*To read Part Two, please click here.

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...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, Europe, Romania, Turkey, Russia, Vlad’s Corner
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