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Terrorist Campaign Strikes Mombasa as Somali Conflict Spreads South

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Terrorist Campaign Strikes Mombasa as Somali Conflict Spreads South Publication: Terrorism Monitor Volume: 12 Issue: 8 By: Raffaello Pantucci The Jamestown Foundation Kenyan authorities in the coastal city of Mombasa arrested two individuals on March 17 as they drove a vehicle laden with explosives into the city. Authorities believed that the two men were part […]

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Russian Perspectives on the Strategic Balance in the Asia-Pacific Region

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Russian Perspectives on the Strategic Balance in the Asia-Pacific Region Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor Volume: 11 Issue: 36 By: Roger McDermott The Jamestown Foundation Russian views concerning various global security crises and political revolutions in recent years differ widely from the views of their counterparts in Europe or the United States, ranging from the Arab […]

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US Prompt Global Strike Moves Center Stage in Russian Security Planning

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US Prompt Global Strike Moves Center Stage in Russian Security Planning Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor Volume: 11 Issue: 7 The Jamestown Foundation By: Roger McDermott Following the meeting of the Russian Ministry of Defense collegium in Moscow on December 10, 2013, the defense minister, Army-General Sergei Shoigu, and the chief of the General Staff, Army-General Valery […]

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Russia’s Navy Inches Forward

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Russia’s Navy Inches Forward By: Roger McDermott The Jamestown Foundation Russia’s Navy entered 2014 with some small signs of progress, while the Ministry of Defense faces significant challenges centered on the development of the Bulava sea-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) for a new generation of submarines. The Navy also operates under the condition of raising the international […]

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Autonomy Campaign in Cyrenaica Brings Libya’s Oil Industry to a Halt

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Autonomy Campaign in Cyrenaica Brings Libya’s Oil Industry to a Halt By: Andrew McGregor The Jamestown Foundation  Even as Libya descended into post-revolution political chaos, its vital oil industry made a rapid and surprising recovery, aided partly by the reluctance of both sides in the revolutionary struggle to damage or destroy the nation’s energy infrastructure. Today, […]

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Egypt’s Military Devises Strategy to Move Egypt beyond Political Islamism

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Egypt’s Military Devises Strategy to Move Egypt beyond Political Islamism Terrorism Monitor Volume: 11 Issue: 17 The Jamestown Foundation By: Muhammad Mansour Many local media channels in Egypt are constantly broadcasting the banner “Egypt Fighting Terrorism” in what seems to be a media campaign to mobilize the masses to support the military and police in their […]

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Turkey Is Drawn into Iraqi Affairs

Turkey Is Drawn into Iraqi Affairs By: Saban Kardas - The Jamestown Foundation The developments in Iraqi domestic politics, coupled with their regional implications, continue to drag Turkey deeper into Middle Eastern affairs, while its involvement in the Syrian conflict already occupies a large part of Ankara’s foreign policy agenda. The ongoing power struggle between Iraqi […]

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Eight Killed In Dagestan Car Bombing (Russian Federation)

Eight Killed In Dagestan Car Bombing Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor Volume: 8 Issue: 180 By: The Jamestown Foundation A number of insurgency-related incidents were reported in Dagestan and Ingushetia this past week. Dagestan’s Interior Ministry reported today (September 30) that an arms cache was discovered on the outskirts of the village of Toturbiikala in the […]

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