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    Default Regional Reporting & Analysis

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    Russia-Eurasia Terror Watch (RETWA)
    Our Staff

    Dr. Paul Murphy is the founder and director of RETWA. He is a former senior U.S. counterterrorism official, professor, and congressional advisor who lived, worked, and traveled in Russia and Central Asia from 1994-2004.

    Dr. Murphy studied in the former Soviet Union; worked with Russian State Duma deputies on Russia-U.S. counterterrorism cooperation; and lectures on national security, terrorism, Russian foreign policy, and international business at universities in the United States, Australia, and Russia.

    He also appears on television and radio in the United States and abroad, and is the author of five books, including Wolves of Islam: Russia and the Faces of Chechen Terror, (Brassey's Inc., 2004); The Soviet Air Forces (McFarland Publishers, 1984); Brezhnev: Soviet Politician (McFarland Publishers, 1982) and books on the Soviet Navy and business training.

    Dr. Murphy is also RETWA’s chief translator.

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    Caucasian Review of International Affairs
    The Caucasian Review of International Affairs (CRIA) is a Germany-registered, quarterly peer-reviewed free, not-for-profit and online academic journal which has been published in English since 2006. With its broad International Advisory Board and Editorial Board representing various academic institutions the Review is committed to promote a better understanding of regional affairs by providing relevant background information and analysis, as far as the Caucasus in general, and the South Caucasus in particular are concerned. CRIA also welcomes lucid, well-documented papers on other countries and regions including especially Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, Russia, Ukraine, Eastern Europe as well as on all aspects of international affairs, from all political viewpoints. CRIA’s primary goal is to produce an efficient dialogue and exchange of ideas on the Caucasus and beyond among practitioners, researchers and theorists from the region itself and abroad.

    CRIA publishes research papers, comments, book reviews and interviews as well as a weekly analytical piece, the Caucasus Update. CRIA distinguishes itself as the only quarterly academic peer-reviewed free online journal covering the topics on the Caucasus. The Review is widely distributed free of charge via email to large number of subscribers and is available via a range of research networks and mailing lists to thousands of readers in the region and worldwide. Readers of CRIA include primarily international affairs professionals, think tanks, embassies, policy-makers, parliamentarians, governmental agencies, journalists, different regional and international NGOs and university libraries from the Caucasus and around the globe.

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    Islam, Islamism, and Politics in Eurasia Report, from the Monterey Terrorism Research & Education Program
    Islam, Islamism, and Politics in Eurasia Report (IIPER) is an approximately bi-monthly compendium of news and analysis on politics involving Islam in the former Soviet Union. The main focus for the present is Russia's North Caucasus. However, IIPER seeks submissions on politics and Islam in other regions of not less than 1,000 words and no more than 5,000 words in length.
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    Unless otherwise indicated IIPER is written and edited by Dr. Gordon M. Hahn, Senior Researcher in the Terrorism Research and Education Program and Visiting Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of International Policy Studies at the Monterey Institute for International Studies.
    Good source of info on the the Caucasus Emirate.

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    Eurasia expert and veteran Cold War hand Paul Goble had discontinued his excellent Window on Eurasia blog in 2011 because of medical issues. I am happy to find that he has continued blogging at a new home:

    http://windowoneurasia2.blogspot.co.uk
    “[S]omething in his tone now reminded her of his explanations of asymmetric warfare, a topic in which he had a keen and abiding interest. She remembered him telling her how terrorism was almost exclusively about branding, but only slightly less so about the psychology of lotteries…” - Zero History, William Gibson

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    Default Watching China in Central Asia

    This blog examines China's evolving influence and role in Central Asia.

    Written by Raffaello Pantucci, a Senior Research Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), Dr. Alexandros Petersen, author of The World Island: Eurasian Geopolitics and the Fate of the West and Sue Anne Tay, a photographer and author of Shanghaistreetstories.com.
    Link:http://chinaincentralasia.com/

    After studying in China for several years, learning the language, Raffaello Pantucci has taken to travelling through this vast region and some of his earlier posts appear on:http://council.smallwarsjournal.com/...read.php?t=246
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