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Ninth Annual Terrorism Conference The War in Syria, Islamic State and the Changing Landscape of Asymmetric Threats

December 8, 2015 08:30 AM

Ninth Annual Terrorism Conference: The War in Syria, Islamic State and the Changing Landscape of Asymmetric Threats

 

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 8:30 A.M.–4:15 P.M.

The University Club of...


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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

Russia and the TAPI Pipeline

December 18, 2015

On December 13, Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and India broke ground on the constructions of a new natural gas pipeline that will carry Turkmenistani gas eastward toward the other three partner countries (Tribuneindia.com,...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Energy, Central Asia, Turkmenistan, South Asia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Russia

Kazakhstan Looks to India, Iran for Access to the World’s Oceans

December 4, 2015

Since achieving independence in 1991, following the collapse of the Soviet Union, landlocked Kazakhstan has sought to end its geographical isolation by fostering relations with neighboring countries. In recent weeks, Kazakhstan’s...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Foreign Policy, Transit, Central Asia, Kazakhstan , China and the Asia-Pacific, China, South Asia

Islamic State’s Sri Lankan Outreach

December 2, 2015

In recent months, there has been growing evidence of actual and attempted outreach by the Islamic State into Sri Lanka, presently struggling to recover from a three-decade long conflict between its Sinhalese and Tamil ethnic...

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

Russia’s Fourth Front: Central Asia

October 22, 2015

Russian leaders have long held a deeply pessimistic view about Afghanistan’s future prospects as well as the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s (NATO) strategy there (Mil.ru, December 10, 2014). Indeed, late last year, Russian...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Central Asia, Tajikistan , Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan , Russia

Afghan General Abdul Rashid Dostum Meets With Ramzan Kadyrov in Grozny

October 9, 2015

The vice president of Afghanistan, General Abdul Rashid Dostum, made an unexpected visit to Grozny earlier this month. Dostum attended celebrations for the birthday of Chechnya’s ruler, Ramzan Kadyrov, surprising all analysts who...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , South Asia, Afghanistan, Russia

Russia Distorts News of Turkish Investment in Crimea

August 7, 2015

In early July 2015, news emerged that a group of Turkish businessmen had come to Crimea to discuss capital investment on the annexed peninsula. According to Russian and Turkish press covering this visit, the Turkish businessmen...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Economics, Foreign Policy, Info Warfare/Media, Europe, Ukraine, Crimea, Russia, South Asia

A Profile of Bangladesh’s Ansarullah Bangla Team

August 7, 2015

On May 25, the Bangladesh government banned the Ansarullah Bangla Team (ABT) organization under the country’s 2013 anti-terrorism laws. The ABT was behind the recent killing of three secular/atheist bloggers—Avijit Roy, Washiqur...

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

Southern Gas Corridor’s Advances Cool off Energy Cooperation Between Italy and Russia

August 3, 2015

The European Union–backed Southern Gas Corridor (SGC) project continues to gain traction against the Moscow-led Turkish Stream natural gas pipeline initiative. The game-changer in the Euro-Russian “battle” for pipelines and...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Economics, Energy, Transit, Foreign Policy, The Caucasus, Georgia, Azerbaijan , Central Asia

Investigative Report Suggests Russian Security Services Pushing North Caucasus Militants to Flee to Middle East

August 3, 2015

Russia’s policy toward the Islamic State (IS) group in the Middle East is controversial. On the one hand, involvement in IS activities officially became a crime in Russia in February 2015 (Rossiyskaya Gazeta, February 27). On the...

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

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Neither Turkmenistan nor Tajikistan Seen Able to Resist Islamic State

January 12, 2016 05:36 PM

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...


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Growing Evidence of Islamic State in Pakistan

February 4, 2016 04:59 PM

After months of denying the Islamic State’s presence in Pakistan, the Pakistani government has finally acknowledged that the terrorist network, both as an inspiration and an organized group, is fast...


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January 7, 2016 05:13 PM

FRESH MILITANT VIOLENCE IN PHILIPPINES ILLUSTRATES CONTINUING JIHADIST PRESENCE

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Armed members of Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) kidnapped and killed nine Christian farmers...


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