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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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Uyghur Militants in Syria: The Turkish Connection

February 4, 2016

The Chinese authorities have claimed that since 2013, “hundreds” of Uyghurs have travelled to Syria and Iraq to join the Islamic State and other jihadist organizations; such claims have been used as justification for new...

Category: Home Page, Featured, Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Turkey, China, Middle East

January 2016 Briefs (Free)

January 31, 2016

POWERFUL TURKMEN IRAQI LEADER, ARSHAD AL-SALEHI

Nicholas A. Heras

Predominately ethnic Kurdish Peshmerga fighters are reportedly preparing to stage a major offensive against Islamic State forces in areas south of the...

Category: Militant Leadership Monitor, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Terrorism, Middle East, Iraq, Turkey, North Africa, Brief, Featured

Turkey’s Dance with the Islamic State

January 22, 2016

Turkey’s relationship with terrorism is entrenched with history. The country fell victim to the actions of different terrorist groups with different motivations. The most popular terrorist organization in Turkey’s history is the...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, Terrorism, Turkey, Syria, Iraq

Putin Aide Surkov Pressures Abkhazia Into Joining Russian Sanctions Against Turkey

January 20, 2016

On January 12, the government of Abkhazia published a statement that paves the way for the breakaway Georgian region to join Russian sanctions against Turkey. The move further reduces Abkhazia’s political autonomy and pushes it...

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

Azerbaijan: Trapped Between Two Fault Lines

January 19, 2016

The deterioration of Turkey-Russia ties on the one hand and Iran–Saudi Arabia relations on the other have been a major source of worry for the Azerbaijani authorities over the past year. The leadership officially acknowledged...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, The Caucasus, South Caucasus , Azerbaijan , Russia, Middle East, Iran, Turkey

Circassian Activists Protest Deportation of Circassians With Turkish Citizenship

January 18, 2016

The Russian government has started targeting Circassians from Turkey who have settled in the North Caucasus, angering local Circassians. Even the well-known Russian loyalist Asker Sokht, a Circassian activist from Krasnodar...

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

Tatarstan’s President Defies Kremlin Efforts to Unite Russians against Another Common ‘Enemy’

January 6, 2016

An unexpected result of Russia’s aggressive foreign policy in the Middle East has been Tatarstan’s opposition to the decision to cut ties with Turkey. After a Turkish F-16 downed a Russian warplane that allegedly crossed from...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Featured, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Turkey, Russia

Turkey’s Reaction to the War in Syria

December 17, 2015

Just as in other parts of the world, the Syrian civil war has been discussed deeply in Turkey. Turkish public opinion has different views on the Turkish government’s policies on Syria. For example, in the last election, although...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Global Terrorism Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Terrorism, Syria, Turkey, Russia

Putin Challenges NATO Over Turkey

December 15, 2015

Despite both the ongoing tensions in Ukraine as well as Russia’s out-of-area air campaign in Syria, much of the focus of the Russian political-military elite is currently on Turkey, which Russian propaganda has demonized...

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

Russian Sanctions Against Turkey Show That Circassians Are Among Russia’s Priority Targets

December 14, 2015

Russia-Turkey relations appear to be deteriorating further after last month’s downing of a Russian warplane on the border between Turkey and Syria. At a meeting with Russian defense ministry officials on December 11, President...

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

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Putin Aide Surkov Pressures Abkhazia Into Joining Russian Sanctions Against Turkey

January 20, 2016 05:40 PM

On January 12, the government of Abkhazia published a statement that paves the way for the breakaway Georgian region to join Russian sanctions against Turkey. The move further reduces Abkhazia’s...


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Turkey and Russia Strive to Mend Strained Relations During G20 Summit

November 20, 2015 05:48 PM

This past week (November 15–16), in the Mediterranean coastal city of Antalya, Turkey hosted the G20 summit for the first time. Though normally devoted to high-level political discussions of global...


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TERRORISM

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January 2016 Briefs (Free)

January 31, 2016 06:32 PM

POWERFUL TURKMEN IRAQI LEADER, ARSHAD AL-SALEHI

Nicholas A. Heras

Predominately ethnic Kurdish Peshmerga fighters are reportedly preparing to stage a major offensive against Islamic State forces...


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January 2016 Briefs (Free)

January 31, 2016 06:32 PM

POWERFUL TURKMEN IRAQI LEADER, ARSHAD AL-SALEHI

Nicholas A. Heras

Predominately ethnic Kurdish Peshmerga fighters are reportedly preparing to stage a major offensive against Islamic State forces...


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January 2016 Briefs (Free)

January 31, 2016 06:32 PM

POWERFUL TURKMEN IRAQI LEADER, ARSHAD AL-SALEHI

Nicholas A. Heras

Predominately ethnic Kurdish Peshmerga fighters are reportedly preparing to stage a major offensive against Islamic State forces...


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ECONOMICS

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Moscow’s Economic Sanctions Against Turkey Will Have Negative Impact on North Caucasus

December 7, 2015 04:24 PM

Moscow’s reaction to the downing of a Russian military jet over Turkey has been unusually harsh. In his address to the Russian parliament on December 3, President Vladimir Putin continued his...


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