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Baltic Defense & Security After Ukraine: New Challenges, New Threats

April 30, 2015 09:00 AM

To commemorate 25 years of Baltic independence, The Jamestown Foundation is proud to announce that, on April 30, it will organize a conference entitled, “Baltic Defense & Security After Ukraine:...


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Turkish-Iranian Competition in the Middle East

May 15, 2015

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan paid a formal visit to Iran on April 7, 2015. The trip was designed to try to repair bilateral relations after their severe breakdown linked to the crisis in Yemen. Indeed, the conservative...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Middle East, Iran, Turkey

Iran’s Changing Regional Strategy and Its Implications for the Region

May 15, 2015

In a typical gesture of defiance, which has signified allegiance to Iran’s revolutionary credentials since the establishment of the Islamic Republic in 1979, General Abdullah Araqi, the lieutenant commander of the Islamic...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Middle East

Chechen Involvement in Middle East Fighting a Growing Concern for Russian and European Governments

May 8, 2015

After each death of a Chechen in Syria or Iraq, the involvement of Chechens in Middle Eastern conflicts becomes a hot topic of discussion in the Russian media. The recent death of a high-profile Chechens from the Northern Front...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Terrorism, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Middle East, Iraq

Tajik Government Hypes the Islamic State Threat, Uses it to Control Population

May 1, 2015

The government of Tajikistan has long sustained a shaky narrative purporting that Central Asia is in imminent danger of being overrun by militant forces. Long menaced by the specter of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU),...

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

BRIEFS

May 1, 2015

Fresh Saudi Arrests Illustrate Evolving Jihadist Threat

James Brandon

A Saudi interior ministry spokesman said on April 24 that a recently arrested 23-year-old Saudi man, Yazied Muhammad Abdul Rahman Abu Nayan, had confessed to...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Brief, Global Terrorism Analysis, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Middle East, Europe

Tide of Support for Islamic State in the North Caucasus Causes Alarm in Moscow

April 16, 2015

Russia watchers can hardly fail to notice that Moscow often reacts to events in the North Caucasus after a significant time lag. Several amirs of the Caucasus Emirate pledged allegiance to the so-called Islamic State back in...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Terrorism, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Middle East, Syria

Russia and Yemen's Agony

April 13, 2015

Russia’s position on the fighting in Yemen needs to be understood in terms of its overall approach to the Middle East. And Moscow’s approach to the region has become more confident and strident, as Washington’s has become ever...

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

Iranian Deal Leaves Russia in Deeper Isolation

April 6, 2015

Moscow tried its best to present the hard-negotiated deal in Lausanne, Switzerland, on curtailing and controlling the Iranian nuclear program as a success of its firm diplomatic position for a political solution to this...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Middle East, Iran, Russia

Chechen Militants Fighting in Middle East Remain Split in Their Loyalties

April 2, 2015

Many Chechen supporters of the Islamic State have flocked to the Middle East. And as their numbers and fervency have grown, this has placed at a disadvantage other Chechen commanders in the Middle East who have refused to...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Terrorism, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Syria, Middle East

To Topple the Throne: Islamic State Sets Its Sights on Saudi Arabia

March 6, 2015

The meteoric rise of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, which has since styled itself the Islamic State in an affirmation of its broader aspirations of dominion over a self-declared caliphate beyond the territories where it...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, Terrorism, Syria, Iraq

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Iran

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Turkish-Iranian Competition in the Middle East

May 15, 2015 05:10 PM

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan paid a formal visit to Iran on April 7, 2015. The trip was designed to try to repair bilateral relations after their severe breakdown linked to the crisis in...


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Iraq

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Kurdish-Shi’a Tensions in Iraq Amid the Struggle Against the Islamic State

May 15, 2015 01:48 PM

As part of their ongoing offensive against the Islamic State, Iraq’s coalition of mainly Shi’a militias, the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), in cooperation with the Iraqi armed forces have...


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Syria

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Chechen Involvement in Middle East Fighting a Growing Concern for Russian and European Governments

May 8, 2015 04:25 PM

After each death of a Chechen in Syria or Iraq, the involvement of Chechens in Middle Eastern conflicts becomes a hot topic of discussion in the Russian media. The recent death of a high-profile...


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Yemen

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Fighting Terror in Tunisia: Domestic and Foreign Response to Bardo

May 1, 2015 12:18 PM

Around midday on March 18, in Tunis, gunmen burst into the grounds of the Bardo Museum as tourists were alighting from buses and opened fire. The tourists fled into the museum and the gunmen...


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Egypt

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Russia Stirs the Pot in the Middle East

February 13, 2015 08:21 PM

While attention in the Middle East has focused mainly on the Islamic State or on Israel’s relationship with the United States, Russia has been busy trying to advance its own position in the region,...


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