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Eighth Annual Terrorism Conference

October 20, 2014 02:59 PM

Al-Qaeda and Its Heirs

 

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

8:30 A.M.–4:00 P.M.

The University Club of Washington, D.C.

Grand Ballroom (2nd Floor)

1135 Sixteenth Street, N.W.

Washington, D.C....


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Africa

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Testing the Limits: China’s Expanding Role in the South Sudanese Civil War

October 10, 2014 04:14 PM

South Sudan relapsed into war on December 15, 2013, primarily due to the power struggle between South Sudan President Salva Kiir and former Vice President Riek Machar. China once again found one of...


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

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Why Do Jamaat Leaders Die so Often in North Caucasus Special Operations?

November 26, 2014 04:26 PM

Rarely a week passes in Dagestan without the authorities launching a new special operation against militants. Some weeks, several special operations take place across the republic. In most instances,...


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

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Russia’s New Passport Regulations Impose Additional Hardships on Tajik Migrant Workers

November 26, 2014 04:46 PM

According to a new Russian law, beginning on January 1, 2015, citizens of Tajikistan wishing to enter Russia will no longer be able to use their domestic passports, but will instead need to produce...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Central Asia, Tajikistan , Russia
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China and the Asia-Pacific

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Special Issue on China's Fourth Plenum

November 20, 2014 01:50 PM

As Editor, I have the distinct pleasure of introducing a special issue of China Brief, focused on the Chinese Communist Party’s Fourth Plenum and its theme of yifazhiguo, often translated as the...


Cat: China Brief, In a Fortnight, Home Page, Domestic/Social, China and the Asia-Pacific, China
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Europe

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Belarus Tries to Flap Its ‘Second Wing’

November 26, 2014 04:43 PM

“We have been flying with one wing and we badly need to engage the other one,” President Alyaksandr Lukashenka once quipped, in reference to Belarus’s asymmetric international engagements—too much...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, 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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After Fatal Attack on Shi’as, Saudi Arabia Gets Tough on Terrorism

November 21, 2014 04:04 PM

On November 3, five people were shot dead and nine others wounded when three masked gunmen attacked a group of Shi’as who were leaving a mosque at the village of al-Dalwa in Ahsa governorate in Saudi...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Terrorism, Middle East
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Russia

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Russia’s New Passport Regulations Impose Additional Hardships on Tajik Migrant Workers

November 26, 2014 04:46 PM

According to a new Russian law, beginning on January 1, 2015, citizens of Tajikistan wishing to enter Russia will no longer be able to use their domestic passports, but will instead need to produce...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Central Asia, Tajikistan , Russia
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South Asia

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The Maldives-Syria Connection: Jihad in Paradise?

November 21, 2014 04:03 PM

The Maldives, the Muslim-majority archipelago country in the Indian Ocean, is going through a tumultuous time, facing increasing Islamist activities at home, an exodus of radicalized youth to join...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Terrorism, South Asia, Syria, Iraq
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Turkey

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Iranian-Turkish Relations Vis-à-Vis Turkey’s Energy Transit Policy

November 14, 2014 04:22 PM

Despite Western economic sanctions, Iranian-Turkish relations have been developing in many different directions in recent years. Illustratively, on October 24–25, the Eastern Anatolia Development...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Economics, Energy, Transit, The Caucasus, Azerbaijan , South Caucasus , Middle East, Iran
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