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January 20, 2015 10:41 AM

The Jamestown Foundation’s Fifth Annual China Defense and Security Conference

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Central Asians Fighting in Ukraine May Lead to Tensions With Russia

March 26, 2015

On March 17, the Russian and Kyrgyzstani services of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) published a long interview with a citizen of Kyrgyzstan identified as Manas (not his real name), who said he had fought alongside the...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan , Europe, Ukraine, Russia

Marginalization of Tajikistan’s Political Opposition Could Threaten Security

March 24, 2015

On March 1, Tajikistan held parliamentary elections. The Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan (IRPT) officially received less than 2 percent of the votes cast and lost its only two seats in the 63-member parliament (BBC Tajik,...

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

Mission Mostly Accomplished: China’s Energy Trade and Investment Along the Silk Road Economic Belt

March 19, 2015

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s efforts to build the Silk Road Economic Belt (SREB)—a network of transportation infrastructure across Eurasia—are unlikely to drive a step change in China’s energy trade with and investment in...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Energy, Central Asia, Kazakhstan , Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan , Tajikistan , China and the Asia-Pacific

Future Scenarios on the New Silk Road: Security, Strategy and the SCO

March 19, 2015

Chinese President Xi Jinping launched the “Silk Road Economic Belt” in a “historic” speech at Nazarbayev University in Kazakhstan in the week before the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit in Kyrgyzstan in September...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan , Kazakhstan , Tajikistan

New Kinds of Language Issues Heat up Across Eurasia

March 17, 2015

For those long-accustomed to the idea that the situation in the former Soviet space resembles that of France, where an education minister once famously claimed that he could say at any moment just which line of poetry French...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Europe, Belarus, Central Asia, Kazakhstan , Russia, Far East/Siberia

Amid Rising Regional Tensions, Turkmenistan Reevaluates Neutrality Policy

March 13, 2015

For the last two decades, Turkmenistan has adhered to a foreign policy of strict neutrality. But the drawdown, in neighboring Afghanistan, of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) mission has coincided with the...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, Central Asia, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan

Turkmenistan, Turkey and Azerbaijan: A Trilateral Energy Strategy?

March 11, 2015

Following the recent (March 4) visit to Ankara by his counterpart from Turkmenistan, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced a trilateral mechanism on energy issues between Turkey, Turkmenistan...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Foreign Policy, Energy, The Caucasus, Azerbaijan , Central Asia, Turkmenistan, Turkey

Nazarbayev Calls Snap Presidential Vote

March 6, 2015

On February 25, Kazakhstani President Nursultan Nazarbayev made a televised address to the nation to announce an early presidential election that will take place on April 26. The head of state used his right to call an early...

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

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

March 2, 2015

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 South. Due to its geographic...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Central Asia, Mongolia, Japan

Russia’s Failing Economy Likely to Drive Migrant Laborers Into ‘Foreign Legion’

February 23, 2015

On February 2, Tajikistan’s government approved an “anti-crisis program” designed to stimulate economic growth by creating 200,000 new jobs (Ozodi, February 2). While the details of the stimulus plan are uncertain, the causes of...

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

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Central Asians Fighting in Ukraine May Lead to Tensions With Russia

March 26, 2015 05:08 PM

On March 17, the Russian and Kyrgyzstani services of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) published a long interview with a citizen of Kyrgyzstan identified as Manas (not his real name), who said...


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Kyrgyzstan

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Central Asians Fighting in Ukraine May Lead to Tensions With Russia

March 26, 2015 05:08 PM

On March 17, the Russian and Kyrgyzstani services of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) published a long interview with a citizen of Kyrgyzstan identified as Manas (not his real name), who said...


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Uzbekistan

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The Islamic State Threat in Central Asia: Reality or Spin?

March 20, 2015 01:13 PM

The threat of Islamist radicalism in the former Soviet republics of Central Asia has been a topic of debate among the analyst community for many years, especially following the 9/11 attacks in the...


Cat: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan , Kazakhstan , Tajikistan
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Tajikistan

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Marginalization of Tajikistan’s Political Opposition Could Threaten Security

March 24, 2015 03:12 PM

On March 1, Tajikistan held parliamentary elections. The Islamic Renaissance Party of Tajikistan (IRPT) officially received less than 2 percent of the votes cast and lost its only two seats in the...


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Turkmenistan

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The Islamic State Threat in Central Asia: Reality or Spin?

March 20, 2015 01:13 PM

The threat of Islamist radicalism in the former Soviet republics of Central Asia has been a topic of debate among the analyst community for many years, especially following the 9/11 attacks in the...


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Mongolia

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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...


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