Moscow ‘Bypassing’ Armenia to Reach Azerbaijan, Iran and India

Moscow ‘Bypassing’ Armenia to Reach Azerbaijan, Iran and India Publication: Eurasia Daily By: Paul Goble The Jamestown Foundation Perhaps the most important geopolitical development of mid-July 2016 was not the continuing conflict in the South China Sea, the failed coup in Turkey, or terrorist violence in France—all of which attracted considerable international attention—but rather the…

Moscow Anticipates Anti-Russian NATO Summit

Moscow Anticipates Anti-Russian NATO Summit Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor By: Roger McDermott The Jamestown Foundation Ahead of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s (NATO) July 8–9 summit in Warsaw, commentators widely expect the Alliance to adopt a range of measures to boost security on its northeastern and eastern flanks. Moscow, however, notes a number of “signals,”…

China’s Counter-Terrorism Calculus

China’s Counter-Terrorism Calculus Publication: China Brief Volume: 16 Issue: 2 By: Jacob Zenn The Jamestown Foundation China’s growing global footprint, escalating conflicts and the spread of terrorism in theaters ranging from Syria to Afghanistan and Southeast Asia have created openings for non-state actors to target Chinese interests and citizens overseas. Accompanying China’s growing global footprint…