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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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Kazakhstan Reacts to Video of Children With Islamic State

December 16, 2014

On November 22, the Islamic State organization (formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria—ISIS) released the fifth edition of its online magazine, Dabiq 5, which on the back cover featured a full-page photo of a boy...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Terrorism, Military/Security, Central Asia, Kazakhstan , Middle East, Syria

Kazakhstan Risks Becoming a ‘Second’ Ukraine in 2015, Russian Linguist Says

December 16, 2014

Astana’s language and nationality policies have put Kazakhstan at risk of becoming a second Ukraine in 2015, according to Ilya Namovir, a Russian linguist who edits the “Russians in Kazakhstan” portal. The next twelve months are...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Central Asia, Kazakhstan , Russia

Uzbekistan Seeks to Reinvigorate Its Diplomatic Clout in the Region (Part Two)

December 5, 2014

Since the fall of 2014, Tashkent has been boosting diplomatic engagement with its neighbors (see Part One in EDM, October 3). In particular, Uzbekistan’s President Islam Karimov met with President Emomali Rahmon of Tajikistan in...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Economics, Foreign Policy, Energy, Military/Security, Central Asia, Uzbekistan , Tajikistan , South Asia

Uzbekistan Seeks to Shore up Strategic Alliance With Kazakhstan

December 5, 2014

On November 24 and 25, Uzbekistan’s president, Islam Karimov, paid an official visit to neighboring Kazakhstan, where he spent long hours with his local counterpart, Nursultan Nazarbayev. The last time Karimov went to Astana was...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, Economics, Central Asia, Uzbekistan , Kazakhstan

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

November 26, 2014

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 an international passport, a...

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

Kazakhstan Announces New Economic Policy to Avoid Another Crisis

November 21, 2014

On November 11, Kazakhstani President Nursultan Nazarbayev made a pre-announced televised address to the nation. Since 1997, the president annually addresses the two chambers of parliament at the beginning of the calendar year,...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Economics, Domestic/Social, Central Asia, Kazakhstan , Europe, Ukraine, Russia

‘Our People in an Alien War’: Kazakhstanis Fighting for the Islamic State

November 18, 2014

In late September 2014, Erlan Karin, the newly appointed director of the Astana-based Kazakhstan Institute for Strategic Studies, presented a report on Central Asians fighting for the Islamic State (IS—formerly known as the...

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As Tajikistan Reports Foiling a Terrorist Plot, the Severity of Threat It Faces Appears Exaggerated

November 7, 2014

On October 18, police in Tajikistan announced that they had arrested 13 members of a terrorist group who had allegedly plotted to attack a military unit, seize weapons, and blow up two major tunnels linking the country’s north...

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Mongolia’s Prime Minister Ousted for Failure to Resolve Economic Woes, Corrupt Practices

November 7, 2014

Mongolian politics were shaken on November 5, when the parliament voted to dismiss Prime Minister Norov Altankhuyag for not addressing the country’s drastically slowing economic growth, plunging foreign investment, and alleged...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Elite, Domestic/Social, Economics, Central Asia, Mongolia

How Moscow Is Playing the Russian Autonomy Card in Kazakhstan

October 21, 2014

In the world of labor union–business relations, it is commonly understood that, oftentimes, the threat of a strike, as long as it is credible, can achieve more than an actual strike itself. On the one hand, the business against...

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Kazakhstan

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Kazakhstan Reacts to Video of Children With Islamic State

December 16, 2014 05:38 PM

On November 22, the Islamic State organization (formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria—ISIS) released the fifth edition of its online magazine, Dabiq 5, which on the back cover...


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Kyrgyzstan

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Growing Uncertainty in Relations Between Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan

October 2, 2014 04:21 PM

For the past several years, relations between Dushanbe and Tashkent were considered the worst in the region, stemming mainly from Tajikistan’s plans to build large upstream hydro-electric dams across...


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Uzbekistan

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Uzbekistan Seeks to Reinvigorate Its Diplomatic Clout in the Region (Part Two)

December 5, 2014 04:33 PM

Since the fall of 2014, Tashkent has been boosting diplomatic engagement with its neighbors (see Part One in EDM, October 3). In particular, Uzbekistan’s President Islam Karimov met with President...


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Tajikistan

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Uzbekistan Seeks to Reinvigorate Its Diplomatic Clout in the Region (Part Two)

December 5, 2014 04:33 PM

Since the fall of 2014, Tashkent has been boosting diplomatic engagement with its neighbors (see Part One in EDM, October 3). In particular, Uzbekistan’s President Islam Karimov met with President...


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Turkmenistan

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Turkmenistan Becoming Regional Railway Hub

September 22, 2014 03:39 PM

Buoyed by its rising hydrocarbon revenues, Turkmenistan is using some of that income to reduce its geographical isolation by upgrading and expanding its railway network while linking it to those of...


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Mongolia

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Mongolia’s Prime Minister Ousted for Failure to Resolve Economic Woes, Corrupt Practices

November 7, 2014 04:56 PM

Mongolian politics were shaken on November 5, when the parliament voted to dismiss Prime Minister Norov Altankhuyag for not addressing the country’s drastically slowing economic growth, plunging...


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