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Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Repercussions for Moldova and the South Caucasus

June 16, 2014 06:00 AM

The Jamestown Foundation invites you to attend a conference exploring the profound effect the Russia-Ukraine conflict has had on Moldova and the South Caucasus. Our panelists will examine current...

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Xi’s Op-Ed Diplomacy: Selling the “China Dream” Abroad

September 25, 2014

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s six-day trip to South Asia during September 14–19, on state visits to the Maldives, Sri Lanka and India, redoubled China’s efforts to increase its presence in the Indian Ocean while also trying to...

Category: China Brief, In a Fortnight, Featured, Elite, Foreign Policy, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, South Asia, India, Home Page

Turkmenistan Becoming Regional Railway Hub

September 22, 2014

Buoyed by its rising hydrocarbon revenues, Turkmenistan is using some of that income to reduce its geographical isolation by upgrading and expanding its railway network while linking it to those of its neighbors. The most recent...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Economics, Central Asia, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan , Tajikistan , Russia, South Asia, Afghanistan

Xi Woos Modi With ‘Peace Through Development’ Approach

July 17, 2014

On July 14, Chinese President Xi Jinping became the second national leader to meet newly elected Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (who has paid a state visit to Bhutan), beating Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in an...

Category: China Brief, In a Fortnight, Foreign Policy, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, India, South Asia, Home Page

Arms Sales to Pakistan Kindle Indian Wrath

July 2, 2014

Russia’s announcement, earlier this month, that it was negotiating the sale of helicopters to Pakistan (see EDM, June 24) may have backfired on Moscow, as it clearly underestimated the anger that this news has triggered in...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, Russia, Pakistan, India, South Asia

Russia Lifts Arms Embargo to Sell Helicopters to Pakistan

June 24, 2014

On June 2, the head of the Russian state technology corporation Rostec, Sergei Chemezov, commented that Russia has lifted its embargo on supplies of weapons and military hardware to Pakistan, telling reporters, “The decision was...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, Russia, South Asia, Pakistan

Chinese Analysts Interpret Modi’s New India

June 19, 2014

The landslide victory by Narendra Modi in India’s national elections has raised questions throughout Asia about India’s role in the region. Chinese experts have watched the transition with great interest, many seeking historical...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Featured, Foreign Policy, Economics, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, South Asia, India

Beijing, Kunming, Urumqi and Guangzhou: The Changing Landscape of Anti-Chinese Jihadists

May 23, 2014

During the roughly six months since China suffered its first-ever car bombing in Beijing’s Tiananmen Square on October 31, 2013, China has witnessed a series of other terrorist attacks on its territory. Such attacks included a...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Featured, Terrorism, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Xinjiang, Pakistan, South Asia

Modi Faces Pressing Questions About India's China Policy

May 23, 2014

Traditionally, Indian policy toward China has been mostly characterized by continuity. As far as Beijing is concerned, in spite of regime change in the past, India has pursued steady engagement with its northern neighbor. Now...

Category: China Brief, In a Fortnight, Home Page, Foreign Policy, India, South Asia, China and the Asia-Pacific, China

Can Ashgabat Reconcile Kabul With the Taliban?

April 11, 2014

The government of Turkmenistan has begun mobilizing the country’s army reservists and has sent them to the border with Afghanistan. At least a few dozen reservists were deployed to the town of Serhetabad, (formerly known as...

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

India Unsettled by Proposed China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Through Kashmir

March 6, 2014

On February 26, Pakistani officials announced a step forward in China’s plans to construct a transportation corridor through Kashmir to the Pakistani port of Gwadar. Gwadar Port Authority chairman Dostain Khan Jamaldini briefed...

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Taliban Devise New Strategy in Afghanistan: Territorial Control and War on Afghan Intelligence Headquarters

September 26, 2014 11:19 AM

On September 10, 2014, Kunduz province’s police chief, Ghulam Mustafa Mohseni, announced that a longtime Taliban stronghold, the Chahar Dara district of northern Afghanistan, had been cleared of...

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The Caliphate in South Asia: A Profile of Hizb-ut Tahrir in Pakistan

July 10, 2014 04:28 PM

Unlike other radical Islamist organizations in Pakistan, the Hizb-ut Tahrir (HT – Party of Freedom) takes a covert approach to disseminating its Islamist ideology and agendas. The organization is so...

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September 26, 2014 11:11 AM


Kathryn Basinsky

While Narendra Modi, India’s new prime minister, has been in office a little over 100 days, a number of...

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