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Baltic Defense & Security After Ukraine: New Challenges, New Threats

April 30, 2015 09:00 AM

To commemorate 25 years of Baltic independence, The Jamestown Foundation is proud to announce that, on April 30, it will organize a conference entitled, “Baltic Defense & Security After Ukraine:...


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Africa

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The Maritime Silk Road and the PLA: Part Two

April 3, 2015 03:43 PM

In the previous issue, the first part of this article examined the various strategic and other motivations behind China’s desire for an increased military presence west of Singapore (see China Brief,...


Cat: China Brief, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, South China Sea, Africa
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The Caucasus

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Chechens React to Boston Marathon Bombing Verdict

May 22, 2015 05:06 PM

Immediately after Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was arrested for carrying out the deadly bombing of the 2013 Boston Marathon, multiple support groups mushroomed online, particularly on Russian social media. In...


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

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China and Kazakhstan to Construct a Trans-Kazakhstan Railway Line From Khorgos to Aktau

May 20, 2015 02:52 PM

Kazakhstan is onboard to help make China’s Silk Road vision a reality. Speaking in Astana on May 5, Kazakhstani President Nursultan Nazarbayev said at a plenary government meeting, “We need to build...


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

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Chinese Provinces Aim to Find Their Place Along New Silk Road

May 15, 2015 11:00 AM

As Chinese President Xi Jinping’s New Silk Road initiative continues to build momentum, provincial governments are looking for ways to integrate their own economic plans with the national strategy...


Cat: China Brief, In a Fortnight, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Economics, China and the Asia-Pacific, China
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Europe

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Victory Day and Belarus’s Diplomatic Offensive

May 22, 2015 05:07 PM

On May 9, Belarus celebrated the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. According to Emmanuel Ioffe, an authoritative Minsk historian (no relation to this author), the overall number of...


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

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His Master’s Voice: Lavrov Tours Latin America

April 8, 2015 04:36 PM

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov’s recent tour of Latin America aimed to build on Moscow’s previous successes among pro-Russian regimes there—Cuba, Nicaragua, Venezuela—as well as to establish...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Latin America, Colombia, Nicaragua, Cuba, Russia, Venezuela
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Middle East

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Turkish-Iranian Competition in the Middle East

May 15, 2015 05:10 PM

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan paid a formal visit to Iran on April 7, 2015. The trip was designed to try to repair bilateral relations after their severe breakdown linked to the crisis in...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Middle East, Iran, Turkey
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Russia

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Russia’s Chiefs of the Military Academy of the General Staff, 2007–2015, and What They Tell Us About Russian Military Art (Part One)

May 22, 2015 05:09 PM

The leadership of institutions can often reveal a great deal about these organizations’ changing place in the state and society. The General Staff has traditionally been the brains of the military...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, Russia
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South Asia

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China and Sri Lanka: In Choppy Waters

May 15, 2015 10:48 AM

Sino–Sri Lankan relations are in a state of flux. Bilateral relations, which had surged significantly during the rule of Sri Lanka’s former president, Mahinda Rajapaksa (2005–2015), are strained...


Cat: China Brief, Home Page, Foreign Policy, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Southeast Asia, India, South Asia
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Turkey

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Turkish-Iranian Competition in the Middle East

May 15, 2015 05:10 PM

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan paid a formal visit to Iran on April 7, 2015. The trip was designed to try to repair bilateral relations after their severe breakdown linked to the crisis in...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Middle East, Iran, Turkey
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