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May 12, 2016 09:00 AM

The Jamestown Foundation is proud to announce that the Sixth Annual China Defense and Security Conference will be held at the University Club (1135 16th St NW)on May 12th. The conference will feature...


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Missile Defense in Korea Further Roils US-Russian Relations

July 22, 2016

Europe is not the only theater of acute discord between Russia and the United States; nor is the alleged militarization of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) the only issue that angers Moscow in this context. Russian...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, China and the Asia-Pacific, Russia

NATO Can Refloat Romania’s Black Sea Naval Initiative (Part Three)

July 22, 2016

*To read Part Two, please click here.

It was a summit of modest expectations and modest results for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Warsaw on July 8–9. These results are of an interim nature: building blocks for...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, Europe, Romania, Turkey, Russia, Vlad’s Corner

Rights Activists: Police Zeal in Prosecuting Suspected Rebels Violates Laws and Common Sense

July 20, 2016

Rights activists of Kabardino-Balkaria have challenged official estimates of the number of militants from the republic believed to be fighting in Syria. In April, Kabardino-Balkaria’s Deputy Interior Minister Kazbek Tatuev stated...

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

Defense Minister Shoigu Reports on Russian Military Modernization

July 20, 2016

In the fourth year of leading the Russian Ministry of Defense, Sergei Shoigu has demonstrated a unique style of leadership, marked by routine snap inspection exercises, enhancing the image of the Armed Forces, and restoring the...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Military/Security, Economics, Russia

Russia’s Western Flank: A Mighty Pillar or a Headache? (Part Two)

July 19, 2016

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Russia’s posture in the Baltic Sea region appears contradictory: a declarative prioritization of this flank—including by deploying Iskander theater ballistic missiles to Kaliningrad (see...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Europe, Russia

Major Mudslide Forces Consideration of Alternative Transportation Routes Across Great Caucasus Ridge

July 18, 2016

On June 23, the Terek River flooded and destroyed part of the Georgian Military Highway (Voyenno-Gruzinskaya doroga). The highway, which connects Russia to Georgia and Armenia, was closed. The flood caused mudslides and destroyed...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, North Caucasus Analysis, Transit, Military/Security, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , South Caucasus , Georgia, Armenia

Russia’s Draft Information Security Doctrine at Odds With Realities of Modern Information Environment

July 15, 2016

The Russian Security Council website announced that special discussions took place between June 25 and July 5 regarding the formulation of a new doctrine on information security. A draft “Information Security Doctrine of the...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Cyber, Military/Security, Russia

Russia’s National Antiterrorist Committee Reports Special Operation in Dagestan

July 14, 2016

Russia’s National Antiterrorist Committee (NAK) reported that during a special operation in Dagestan’s Karabudakhkent district on July 7–8, “as a result of operational and combat activities, the forces of the FSB [Federal...

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

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