23 Apr 2013
Turkey: Background and US Relations
Author: Jim Zanotti
This report provides background information on Turkey and discusses possible policy options for Members of Congress and the Obama Administration.
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16 Apr 2013
AQIM's Existing and Disrupted Plans in and from the Sahel
Author: Fernando Reinares
Elcano Royal Institute of International and Strategic Studies
This commentary examines the evolving role of Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) in political conflicts in North and West Africa.
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Russia Plays on Azerbaijan’s Insecurity but Sinks into its Own Troubles
Author: Pavel K Baev
Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)
This article analyzes Russia’s role in the Caucasus and its influence on Azerbaijan.
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Muslime in der Russischen Föderation
Author: Uwe Halbach
Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP)
Russland tritt aussenpolitisch als ein Motor für Integration in Eurasien auf.
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The Regional Impact of the Armed Conflict and French Intervention in Mali
Author: David J Francis
Norwegian Peacebuilding Resource Centre (NOREF)
This report assesses the current crisis in Mali. It looks at the key actors and the nature of the conflict as well as the scope of the military, political and diplomatic interventions in the country.
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China’s Strategic Shift towards the Region of the Four Seas
Author: Christina Lin
Institut für Strategie- Politik- Sicherheits- und Wirtschaftsberatung (ISPSW)
This paper analyzes the Chinese engagement in the Middle East.
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CTC Sentinel 6(4)
Author: Matthew Levitt, Samuel Logan, David Cook, Anne Wolf, William Reno, Anne Giudicelli
Combating Terrorism Center (CTC)
This issue of the CTC Sentinel examines Hizb Allah’s tradecraft and the capabilities of the group’s international terrorist wing, the Islamic Jihad Organization (IJO).
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Nepal's National Interests - II
Author: Rabindra Khanal, Prakash Rimal, Amish Raj Mulmi, Monika Timsina, Nishchal N Pandey, Dharma Adhikari, Sanjaya Dhakal, Kosh Raj Koirala, Chandra Shekhar Adhikari, Anil Giri, Shambhu Ram Simkhada, Dhan Bahadur Oli, Resham Bahadur Thapa Parajuli, Jayaraj Acharya
Centre for South Asian Studies (CSAS) /
Konrad Adenauer Foundation
This book discusses secularism, free and responsible media and foreign employment in the emerging 'New Nepal' and suggests that together they are the main crucial elements within the country.
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