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Eighth Annual Terrorism Conference

October 20, 2014 02:59 PM

Al-Qaeda and Its Heirs

 

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

8:30 A.M.–4:00 P.M.

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Grand Ballroom (2nd Floor)

1135 Sixteenth Street, N.W.

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Lack of Conflict Resolution Mechanisms and State Interference in Religion Seen as Destabilizing Dagestan

October 21, 2014

Religious-driven conflicts in the North Caucasus are caused by the government’s interference in religious matters, according to Enver Kisriev, a Moscow-based expert of Dagestani origin. “I do not understand, why the political...

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

Russia’s Push to the South—A Net Assessment of the Geopolitical Developments in the Black Sea Region Since the Start of 2014

October 16, 2014

The strategic implications of Russia’s annexation of Crimea and invasion of Ukraine far transcend Ukraine, Russia, Poland and the Baltic States. They also prominently include the entire Black Sea littoral, including the Balkans,...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Europe, Ukraine, Crimea, Balkans, Middle East, Russia

The Epicenter of the Insurgency—A Net Assessment of the Situation in the Northeast Caucasus Since the Start of 2014

October 15, 2014

The ongoing transformation of the armed Islamic opposition in the North Caucasus is one sign of the deepening crisis in the region. The transformation is taking place against the backdrop of the establishment of a military center...

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

Few Successes and Many Disappointments—A Net Assessment of Developments in Georgia Since the Start of 2014

October 14, 2014

To date in 2014, Georgia has not experienced anything as cataclysmically destructive as the 2008 Russian-Georgian war. However, this year has not been particularly successful either. And prospects are low that this negative trend...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Economics, Elite, Foreign Policy, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Georgia, Europe

Circassian Activists Seek Allies as Ukrainian Refugees Are Resettled in the Region—A Net Assessment of the Situation in the Northwest Caucasus Since the Start of 2014

October 14, 2014

The Sochi Olympics and issues related to the refugees from Syria have dominated the political discourse in the Northwest Caucasus for most of this year. The surprising Russian-Ukrainian crisis has also had reverberations in this...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Elite, Terrorism, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Middle East, Syria

The Conflict in Syria and Iraq Spills Over Into Europe, With Chechen Participation

October 10, 2014

Yazidis, an Iraqi minority, have started arriving as refugees in Europe, where they encounter people who are supposedly causing their problems back at home, including the Chechens. A conflict between such refugees and Chechens...

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

Kremlin Targets Crimean Muslims as Part of Crimea Crackdown

October 9, 2014

Since Russia occupied Crimea with its strategically important naval port and the Russian military base in Sevastopol this past February (UNIAN, February 27), life there has become increasingly dangerous for those who do not share...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Europe, Ukraine, Crimea, Russia

Two Years After the Change of Government in Georgia: Contradictory Results

October 8, 2014

Two years ago, in October 2012, Georgia experienced a peaceful, non-violent, constitutional change of power for the first time in the country’s modern history. The first president of the Republic of Georgia, Zviad Gamsakhurdia,...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Georgia

Russia May Use North Caucasians for Hybrid Warfare in Central Asian and European Conflicts

October 8, 2014

On September 30, President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on the fall 2014 Russian military draft. The government is expected to draft 154,100 men, the same number as in the spring 2014 draft campaign. The Russian laws on the...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Featured, Military/Security, Domestic/Social, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Europe, Ukraine

Situation of Circassian Refugees from Syria Reportedly Precarious in Karachaevo-Cherkessia

October 6, 2014

As civil war rages in Syria, Circassians there are trying to escape to other countries, but few of them have been able to return to their historical homeland in the North Caucasus. A handful of the Circassians ended up in...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Middle East, Syria, Russia

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Lack of Conflict Resolution Mechanisms and State Interference in Religion Seen as Destabilizing Dagestan

October 21, 2014 03:19 PM

Religious-driven conflicts in the North Caucasus are caused by the government’s interference in religious matters, according to Enver Kisriev, a Moscow-based expert of Dagestani origin. “I do not...


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Georgia

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Few Successes and Many Disappointments—A Net Assessment of Developments in Georgia Since the Start of 2014

October 14, 2014 04:13 PM

To date in 2014, Georgia has not experienced anything as cataclysmically destructive as the 2008 Russian-Georgian war. However, this year has not been particularly successful either. And prospects...


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Azerbaijan

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Iranian Rail Links and the Geopolitics of the South Caucasus

September 25, 2014 03:57 PM

Both Armenia and Azerbaijan are seeking to link their national railways with those of Iran, something that could be an economic lifesaver for Yerevan and an additional outlet for Baku’s exports of...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Economics, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Azerbaijan , Armenia, Iran, Middle East, Transit
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Armenia

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Iranian Rail Links and the Geopolitics of the South Caucasus

September 25, 2014 03:57 PM

Both Armenia and Azerbaijan are seeking to link their national railways with those of Iran, something that could be an economic lifesaver for Yerevan and an additional outlet for Baku’s exports of...


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