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Russia’s Military Challenge to the Baltics, the US and NATO

April 17, 2015 03:30 PM

On Friday, April 17, 2015, The Jamestown Foundation hosted Rasa Jukneviciene, the former Minister of Defense of the Republic of Lithuania, and Major General Jonas Kronkaitis, former Chief of Defense...


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Afghanistan’s Ethnic Turkmens: Enemies or Allies for Ashgabat?

April 10, 2015

The relationship between Afghanistan’s Turkmen diaspora and Turkmenistan has always been complicated as well as under-researched. However, the latest developments along the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan border helps to shed some light...

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

Russia’s Third Front: Mounting Anxiety Over Afghanistan

February 6, 2015

With most of the military forces of the United States and the North Atlantic Organization (NATO) having departed Afghanistan, Russia has grown increasingly anxious about a possible deterioration of the regional security...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Terrorism, Central Asia, Tajikistan , Uzbekistan , South Asia, Afghanistan

Spreading Tentacles: The Islamic State in Bangladesh

February 6, 2015

Growing evidence suggests that the influence of the Islamic State organization has reached the South Asian, Muslim-majority country of Bangladesh. The country has long been home to small, but significant, numbers of radicals from...

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

Putin’s Passage to India: Where Did It Lead?

December 15, 2014

Russian President Vladimir Putin termed his recent trip to India “productive” and “positive.” Indeed, twenty agreements were signed with India, pertaining mainly to economic issues, energy supplies and arms sales (Kremlin.ru,...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Foreign Policy, Economics, Russia, South Asia, India

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

December 5, 2014

Since the fall of 2014, Tashkent has been boosting diplomatic engagement with its neighbors (see Part One in EDM, October 3). In particular, Uzbekistan’s President Islam Karimov met with President Emomali Rahmon of Tajikistan in...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Economics, Foreign Policy, Energy, Military/Security, Central Asia, Uzbekistan , Tajikistan , South Asia

Assessing China’s Afghan Peace Play

December 5, 2014

Breaking with decades of distancing itself from Afghanistan’s various armed conflicts, the Chinese government has offered to facilitate peace talks between the Afghan national government and the Afghan Taliban insurgency...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, South Asia, Afghanistan, Pakistan

The Maldives-Syria Connection: Jihad in Paradise?

November 21, 2014

The Maldives, the Muslim-majority archipelago country in the Indian Ocean, is going through a tumultuous time, facing increasing Islamist activities at home, an exodus of radicalized youth to join the jihad in Syria and a growing...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Terrorism, South Asia, Syria, Iraq

Sino-Indian Joint Military Exercises: Out of Step

November 7, 2014

The Indian and Chinese militaries will participate in joint counter-terrorism exercises on November 16–27, in the western Indian city of Pune. The exercises will quickly follow Chinese President Xi Jinping’s three-day visit to...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Terrorism, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, India, Pakistan, South Asia

Pakistan's Anti-India Spy Network Eyes Vital Defense Infrastructure from Sri Lanka

October 10, 2014

India’s intelligence agencies have been investigating an espionage network reportedly run by Pakistan’s external intelligence agency, the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), from Sri Lankan soil. The ISI uses legitimate government...

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

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

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Afghanistan’s Ethnic Turkmens: Enemies or Allies for Ashgabat?

April 10, 2015 03:20 PM

The relationship between Afghanistan’s Turkmen diaspora and Turkmenistan has always been complicated as well as under-researched. However, the latest developments along the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan...


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‘Wilayat Khurasan’: Islamic State Consolidates Position in AfPak Region

April 3, 2015 02:09 PM

Amid a series of government denials from Pakistan and Afghanistan regarding the presence of the Islamic State militant group in these countries and its ongoing outreach activities there, its...


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The Maritime Silk Road and the PLA: Part One

March 19, 2015 05:33 PM

The past decade has seen a considerable amount of speculation concerning China’s military intentions in the Indian Ocean (and overseas generally), revolving in large part around the “String of...


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