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September 12, 2016 04:47 PM

Tenth Annual Terrorism Conference

Save the Date! Wednesday, December 14th

The National Press ClubGrand Ballroom 529 14th St. NW, 13th FloorWashington, DC 20045

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Chechnya Hosts International Islamic Conference

September 22, 2016

It has become common practice for the authorities to hold large international Islamic conferences in Chechnya. The latest such conference took place on August 25–27, 2016, in Grozny. Over 100 religious leaders from 30 countries...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Russia, Middle East, Egypt

Russian Military Presence in Syria Increasing With Carrier Deploying to Eastern Mediterranean

September 22, 2016

It took several month of intermittent talks between the United States and Russia and many multi-hour marathon sessions between US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov to hammer out the Syrian...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, Middle East, Syria, Russia

Syria’s Conflict: Managing Turkey’s Intervention

September 16, 2016

On August 24, Turkish armor, infantry, and air units crossed the Syrian border and, in conjunction with the Ankara-supported Free Syrian Army (FSA) Sunni-dominated rebel group, launched a full-scale assault on the Islamic...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Terrorism, Middle East, Syria, Turkey

Latest Kerry-Lavrov Deal on Syria Destined to Unravel

September 12, 2016

The agreement on managing the Syrian civil war, reached between the United States and Russia in Geneva in the early hours of Saturday, September 10, was both surprising and pre-determined. US Secretary of State John Kerry had...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Middle East, Syria, Russia

Russia Pushes ‘Gas Swap’ Plans With Iran Amidst Azerbaijan-Iran Gas Talks

September 9, 2016

The Presidents of Azerbaijan, Russia and Iran—Ilham Aliyev, Vladimir Putin and Hassan Rouhani, respectively—met in Baku, on August 8, and signed a Joint Declaration committing their countries to deepening cooperation on energy....

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Energy, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Azerbaijan , Middle East, Iran, Russia

Chinese Military Promises Aid to Syria

August 22, 2016

China has announced a shift in its foreign policy toward Syria. During a visit to Damascus on August 14, People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) Rear Admiral Guan Youfei (关友飞) noted that this year marks the 60th anniversary of...

Category: China Brief, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Terrorism, China and the Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Syria, Home Page, In a Fortnight

Political Turmoil in KRG Risks Hindering Kurdish Efforts Against Islamic State

August 19, 2016

Kurdish Peshmerga forces in Iraq have been some of the most effective in tackling Islamic State (IS) on the ground, but the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) itself has been mired for more than a year in political turmoil over...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Terrorism, Middle East, Iraq

Why Islamic State Is Clinging on to the Syrian City of Manbij

August 5, 2016

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) officially launched its operation to take the city of Manbij on May 31. It is one of the most strategic and difficult operations the SDF – an alliance that includes Kurdish People’s Protection...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Terrorism, Middle East, Iraq, Syria

BRIEFS

August 5, 2016

Iraq: Islamic State Targets KRG-Administered Oilfield

Islamic State (IS) fighters attacked the Bai Hasan oil field in Kirkuk, northern Iraq on July 31, killing at least four people, including oil workers and security guards. Two...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Terrorism, Middle East, Iraq, Latin America

Militarization of the Caspian Sea: A Zero-Sum Game?

July 25, 2016

On July 13, in the capital city of Astana, Kazakhstan hosted a meeting of the foreign ministers of the five Caspian littoral states. The officials gathered to discuss a draft convention on the legal status of the Caspian Sea and...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Azerbaijan , Central Asia, Kazakhstan , Turkmenistan, Middle East

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Russia Pushes ‘Gas Swap’ Plans With Iran Amidst Azerbaijan-Iran Gas Talks

September 9, 2016 05:22 PM

The Presidents of Azerbaijan, Russia and Iran—Ilham Aliyev, Vladimir Putin and Hassan Rouhani, respectively—met in Baku, on August 8, and signed a Joint Declaration committing their countries to...


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

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Political Turmoil in KRG Risks Hindering Kurdish Efforts Against Islamic State

August 19, 2016 01:48 PM

Kurdish Peshmerga forces in Iraq have been some of the most effective in tackling Islamic State (IS) on the ground, but the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) itself has been mired for more than a...


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Syria

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Russian Military Presence in Syria Increasing With Carrier Deploying to Eastern Mediterranean

September 22, 2016 05:29 PM

It took several month of intermittent talks between the United States and Russia and many multi-hour marathon sessions between US Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart Sergey...


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Yemen

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Saudi Arabia’s Intervention in Yemen Suggests a Troubled Future for the Kingdom’s Anti-Terror Coalition

April 15, 2016 02:46 PM

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud appears intent on shaking off the perceived lethargy of the Saudi royals in international efforts to combat terrorism, forming a 35-nation...


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Egypt

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Chechnya Hosts International Islamic Conference

September 22, 2016 05:31 PM

It has become common practice for the authorities to hold large international Islamic conferences in Chechnya. The latest such conference took place on August 25–27, 2016, in Grozny. Over 100...


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