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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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Moscow Suddenly Shows Concern About the Growing Influence in Russia of Islamic State

October 31, 2014

The recent meeting between US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Paris, on October 15, concluded on a positive note, according to the participants themselves. Secretary Kerry announced...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Terrorism, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Georgia, South Caucasus

Number of Disillusioned North Caucasian Militants Returning From Syria Increases

October 24, 2014

International observers have paid much attention to the fact that many foreigners are fighting against the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad. Tunisia holds first place among the countries of Asia and Africa, supplying volunteer...

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

Saudi Security Forces Crack Down on al-Qaeda and Islamic State

October 24, 2014

A U.S. citizen working for Vinnel Arabia, an American defense contractor, was shot dead and another wounded at a gasoline station in eastern Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on October 14 (Bloomberg Businessweek, October 14). The Saudi...

Category: Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Middle East

Russia’s Push to the South—A Net Assessment of the Geopolitical Developments in the Black Sea Region Since the Start of 2014

October 16, 2014

The strategic implications of Russia’s annexation of Crimea and invasion of Ukraine far transcend Ukraine, Russia, Poland and the Baltic States. They also prominently include the entire Black Sea littoral, including the Balkans,...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Europe, Ukraine, Crimea, Balkans, Middle East, Russia

Circassian Activists Seek Allies as Ukrainian Refugees Are Resettled in the Region—A Net Assessment of the Situation in the Northwest Caucasus Since the Start of 2014

October 14, 2014

The Sochi Olympics and issues related to the refugees from Syria have dominated the political discourse in the Northwest Caucasus for most of this year. The surprising Russian-Ukrainian crisis has also had reverberations in this...

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

The Conflict in Syria and Iraq Spills Over Into Europe, With Chechen Participation

October 10, 2014

Yazidis, an Iraqi minority, have started arriving as refugees in Europe, where they encounter people who are supposedly causing their problems back at home, including the Chechens. A conflict between such refugees and Chechens...

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

An Overview of Chinese Fighters and Anti-Chinese Militant Groups in Syria and Iraq

October 10, 2014

In July, Western media reported that China’s Middle East envoy, Ambassador Wu Sike, estimated that as many as 100 Chinese citizens are believed to be members of the Islamic State organization (previously known as...

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

China’s Silk Road Strategy: A Foothold in the Suez, But Looking To Israel

October 10, 2014

China plans to develop a Silk Road economic belt that spans the Eurasian continent and a maritime Silk Road that links the Pacific with the Indian Ocean. We can see on a map that the two Silk Roads will cross in the Middle East...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Economics, Transit, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Middle East, Egypt

Situation of Circassian Refugees from Syria Reportedly Precarious in Karachaevo-Cherkessia

October 6, 2014

As civil war rages in Syria, Circassians there are trying to escape to other countries, but few of them have been able to return to their historical homeland in the North Caucasus. A handful of the Circassians ended up in...

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

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

October 3, 2014

Tashkent’s recent diplomatic efforts to serve and actively pursue its vital national interests may best be described by the mantra “a strategy is always square, but tactics are always round.” The attendance of the president of...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Economics, Foreign Policy, Central Asia, Uzbekistan , Middle East, Iran, Russia

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

October 3, 2014 05:38 PM

Tashkent’s recent diplomatic efforts to serve and actively pursue its vital national interests may best be described by the mantra “a strategy is always square, but tactics are always round.” The...


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Iraq

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The Conflict in Syria and Iraq Spills Over Into Europe, With Chechen Participation

October 10, 2014 05:14 PM

Yazidis, an Iraqi minority, have started arriving as refugees in Europe, where they encounter people who are supposedly causing their problems back at home, including the Chechens. A conflict between...


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Syria

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Moscow Suddenly Shows Concern About the Growing Influence in Russia of Islamic State

October 31, 2014 03:53 PM

The recent meeting between US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Paris, on October 15, concluded on a positive note, according to the participants themselves....


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Yemen

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BRIEFS

October 24, 2014 04:15 PM

HOUTHI REBELS SEIZE YEMENI PORT

Kathryn Basinsky

On October 14, Houthi rebels captured the Yemeni city of Hodeidah on the Red Sea coast. Hodeidah is the second largest port in Yemen as well as the...


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Egypt

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China’s Silk Road Strategy: A Foothold in the Suez, But Looking To Israel

October 10, 2014 04:00 PM

China plans to develop a Silk Road economic belt that spans the Eurasian continent and a maritime Silk Road that links the Pacific with the Indian Ocean. We can see on a map that the two Silk Roads...


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