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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.


Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1779...

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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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Armenia Recalls the Zurich Protocols

March 4, 2015 04:41 PM

On February 16, the Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan addressed a letter to the speaker of the National Assembly, Galust Sahakyan, informing him about an executive decision to recall the...

Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, The Caucasus, Azerbaijan , Armenia
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Central Asia

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A Potential Breakthrough in Mongolia’s Relations With North and South Korea

March 2, 2015 04:10 PM

Mongolia takes a resolutely middle road when it comes to North and South Korea. It values its long-standing relations with the North while developing its newly-declared strategic partnership with the...

Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Central Asia, Mongolia, Japan
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China and the Asia-Pacific

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Dispatch from Beijing: PLA Writings on the New Silk Road

February 20, 2015 02:12 PM

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s “New Silk Road” has become a signature policy initiative, with over 50 countries participating and a new $40 billion Silk Road Fund to ensure its success (see China...

Cat: China Brief, In a Fortnight, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, South China Sea, Economics, Foreign Policy, Military/Security
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The Battle of the Fifth Columns

March 3, 2015 05:35 PM

On February 17–18, the president of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), Sir Suma Chakrabarti, paid a visit to Minsk and met with President Alyaksandr Lukashenka (ONT,...

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

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Will Russia Cry for Argentina, or Will Argentina Cry for Russia?

November 19, 2014 03:34 PM

In recent years, Russia has been clearly trying to expand its foreign policy reach in Latin America (see EDM, May 2, July 22). This was especially evident during President Vladimir Putin’s grand July...

Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Info Warfare/Media, Latin America, Russia
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Middle East

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FSB Director Says Islamic State fighters Include 1,700 Russian Citizens

February 26, 2015 06:33 PM

As elements of the Islamic State (IS) infiltrate the territory of the North Caucasus, the looming question is whether the caliphate will have an actual impact on the situation in the region. As of...

Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, North Caucasus Analysis, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Terrorism, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Middle East, Syria
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Despite Multiple Troubles, Russia Continues Its Pressure Against Georgia

March 4, 2015 04:36 PM

One might expect that while Russia’s political, diplomatic, military and economic resources are tied down in its protracted war in Ukraine, the Kremlin would have difficulty focusing on other regions...

Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Foreign Policy, The Caucasus, Georgia, 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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Turkish Stream: A Bluff or Not?

February 20, 2015 03:34 PM

During his visit to Ankara in December 2014, Vladimir Putin announced that South Stream—a large pipeline that would have carried Europe-bound Russian gas under the Black Sea and across Southeastern...

Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Energy, Foreign Policy, Europe, Russia, Turkey
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