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Book Launch -- Eurasian Disunion: Russia's Vulnerable Flanks

September 6, 2016 12:00 PM

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Eurasian Disunion: Russia's Vulnerable Flanks

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Al-Shabaab Leader’s First Audio Message Suggests Morale Is Low Among Somali Militants

August 5, 2016

After nearly two years of silence, al-Shabaab leader Sheikh Ahmad Umar Abu Ubaidah has released his first audio message, a fiery rant that appears aimed at motivating his beleaguered fighters as they battle African Union (AU)...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Terrorism, Africa, East Africa, Turkey

Attack on Gülen Movement Increasingly a Cornerstone of Turkey’s Foreign Policy in the Balkans

August 3, 2016

The recent coup attempt in Turkey (July 15–16) and the government’s domestic response have occupied a great deal of media attention over the past several weeks. But the broader geopolitical implications are also gradually coming...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Europe, Balkans, Turkey

Turkey-Russia Rapprochement and Prospects for ‘Turkish Stream’

August 2, 2016

On June 27, Russian President Vladimir Putin received a letter from President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, expressing Turkey’s willingness to restore ties with Russia (Kremlin.ru, June 27). Immediately, Gazprom spokesperson...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Energy, Russia, Turkey

Putin and Erdoğan Prepare for a Decisive Russo-Turkish Summit

July 28, 2016

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will make his first foreign trip after the unsuccessful military coup to St. Petersburg to meet his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, on August 9. In the aftermath of the July 15 coup...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Foreign Policy, Russia, Turkey, Energy

Circassians Divided Over Turkish Coup Attempt and Its Aftermath

July 25, 2016

Many from Turkey’s North Caucasian diaspora supported President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan during the failed July 15 coup. At least some North Caucasians, however, have doubts about extending their support to the Turkish president. The...

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

NATO Can Refloat Romania’s Black Sea Naval Initiative (Part Three)

July 22, 2016

*To read Part Two, please click here.

It was a summit of modest expectations and modest results for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Warsaw on July 8–9. These results are of an interim nature: building blocks for...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, Europe, Romania, Turkey, Russia, Vlad’s Corner

NATO Can Refloat Romania’s Black Sea Naval Initiative (Part Two)

July 19, 2016

*To read Part One, please click here.

It was a summit of modest expectations and modest results for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Warsaw on July 8–9. These results are of an interim nature: building blocks for...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Vlad’s Corner, Home Page, Military/Security, Europe, Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey

Turkey’s Failed Coup: Motivations and Implications

July 19, 2016

The attempted coup by factions of the Turkish military calling themselves the “Turkish Peace Council” backfired and failed in less than 24 hours. Friday’s abortive takeover bid was led by a group of military officials with...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Turkey

Russia Wanders the War Zones and Political Badlands of the Middle East

July 13, 2016

Russia’s military intervention in Syria is clearly not going well. Last Friday (July 8), another helicopter was reportedly shot down near Palmyra, and the Russian Ministry of Defense, after an initial denial, had to admit that...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Middle East, Syria, Russia, Turkey

Turkish Authorities Point to North Caucasian Role in Istanbul Terrorist Attack, but Details Remain Murky

July 8, 2016

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said, on July 5, that the June 28 attack at Istanbul’s international airport was carried out by natives of Dagestan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan (Korrespondent.net, July 5). “Unfortunately,...

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

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Circassians Divided Over Turkish Coup Attempt and Its Aftermath

July 25, 2016 04:20 PM

Many from Turkey’s North Caucasian diaspora supported President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan during the failed July 15 coup. At least some North Caucasians, however, have doubts about extending their support...


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ENERGY

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Turkey-Russia Rapprochement and Prospects for ‘Turkish Stream’

August 2, 2016 04:51 PM

On June 27, Russian President Vladimir Putin received a letter from President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, expressing Turkey’s willingness to restore ties with Russia (Kremlin.ru, June 27)....


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TERRORISM

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Al-Shabaab Leader’s First Audio Message Suggests Morale Is Low Among Somali Militants

August 5, 2016 04:45 PM

After nearly two years of silence, al-Shabaab leader Sheikh Ahmad Umar Abu Ubaidah has released his first audio message, a fiery rant that appears aimed at motivating his beleaguered fighters as they...


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Attack on Gülen Movement Increasingly a Cornerstone of Turkey’s Foreign Policy in the Balkans

August 3, 2016 05:48 PM

The recent coup attempt in Turkey (July 15–16) and the government’s domestic response have occupied a great deal of media attention over the past several weeks. But the broader geopolitical...


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MILITARY/SECURITY

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NATO Can Refloat Romania’s Black Sea Naval Initiative (Part Three)

July 22, 2016 06:36 PM

*To read Part Two, please click here.

It was a summit of modest expectations and modest results for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) in Warsaw on July 8–9. These results are of an...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, Europe, Romania, Turkey, Russia, Vlad’s Corner
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ECONOMICS

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Lukashenka in Turkey: Establishing Economic Ties

April 19, 2016 06:33 PM

Belarusian President Alyaksandr Lukashenka paid a visit to Turkey, last week, in conjunction with the April 14–15 Istanbul meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). Founded in 1969,...


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