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Updated - Sixth Annual China Defense and Security Conference

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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Pakistan’s LeJ Baluchistan Operations Ready for Resurgence

July 22, 2016

Sectarian violence in Pakistan’s troubled Baluchistan province dropped dramatically with the death of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi’s (LeJ) leader Usman Saifullah Kurd in 2015. Attacks, however, have continued under the group’s new leader,...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Terrorism, South Asia, Pakistan

Moscow ‘Bypassing’ Armenia to Reach Azerbaijan, Iran and India

July 19, 2016

Perhaps the most important geopolitical development of mid-July 2016 was not the continuing conflict in the South China Sea, the failed coup in Turkey, or terrorist violence in France—all of which attracted considerable...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Transit, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Azerbaijan , Middle East, Iran, South Asia, India

India Treads a Delicate Line With State-Sponsorship of Anti-Maoist Groups

July 8, 2016

India’s controversial anti-Maoist vigilante group, Samajik Ekta Manch (SEM), has announced it will disband. Set up in December 2015 with the stated goal of ridding Chhattisgarh’s Bastar region of Maoists and supporting the police...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Terrorism, South Asia, India

BRIEFS

July 8, 2016

TURKEY: ISLAMIC STATE SHIFTS TACTICS WITH ISTANBUL ATTACK

A suicide attack on Turkey’s Atatürk International Airport in Istanbul on June 28 left at least 41 people dead and more than 230 injured. The attack appears to have been...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Terrorism, South Asia, Turkey

Istanbul and Aktobe Attacks Highlight Central Asians’ Role in Transnational Terrorist Networks

July 1, 2016

Since the start of the Syrian war in 2011, Central Asians have featured prominently among the anti-government militants. But until June 2016, as far as Central Asia was concerned, the impact of the war was contained almost...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Terrorism, Central Asia, Kazakhstan , Uzbekistan , Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan

Future of the SCO Under Question After Tashkent Summit

June 29, 2016

The fifteenth meeting of the heads of state of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) took place on June 23–24, in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Participation in these annual meetings has been growing over the past several years and...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Central Asia, Uzbekistan , Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan , Tajikistan , China, South Asia

Bangladesh Launches Crackdown on Islamist Threat

June 24, 2016

After months denying the existence of transnational jihadist groups on its soil in the face of a violent campaign against secular and progressive forces, Bangladeshi authorities appear to have woken up to the reality of extremist...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Global Terrorism Analysis, Terrorism, South Asia

Taliban Victories in Helmand Province Prove Test for Afghan Government

June 13, 2016

Days after a U.S. drone strike killed the Taliban leader Mullah Akhar Mohammad Mansur in southwestern Pakistan on May 21, Afghan lawmakers warned of the impending collapse of Afghanistan's largest province. "Helmand is on...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Terrorism, Military/Security, South Asia, Afghanistan

The Zainabiyoun Brigade: A Pakistani Shiite Militia Amid the Syrian Conflict

May 27, 2016

Since the outbreak of Syrian Civil War in 2011, a plethora of violent Islamist groups have surfaced in various parts of the country, some fighting for the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad, and many fighting against it. According...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Terrorism, Africa, North Africa, Middle East, South Asia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iran

Neither Turkmenistan nor Tajikistan Seen Able to Resist Islamic State

January 12, 2016

Neither Turkmenistan, which has maintained a policy of strict neutrality since the 1990s, nor Tajikistan, which hosts a Russian military base on its territory, has a military force capable of resisting incursions by the Islamic...

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

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Istanbul and Aktobe Attacks Highlight Central Asians’ Role in Transnational Terrorist Networks

July 1, 2016 05:15 PM

Since the start of the Syrian war in 2011, Central Asians have featured prominently among the anti-government militants. But until June 2016, as far as Central Asia was concerned, the impact of the...


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Pakistan’s LeJ Baluchistan Operations Ready for Resurgence

July 22, 2016 05:12 PM

Sectarian violence in Pakistan’s troubled Baluchistan province dropped dramatically with the death of Lashkar-e-Jhangvi’s (LeJ) leader Usman Saifullah Kurd in 2015. Attacks, however, have continued...


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Moscow ‘Bypassing’ Armenia to Reach Azerbaijan, Iran and India

July 19, 2016 05:28 PM

Perhaps the most important geopolitical development of mid-July 2016 was not the continuing conflict in the South China Sea, the failed coup in Turkey, or terrorist violence in France—all of which...


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