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Eurasia Security Watch - No. 347
Bulletins - September 17, 2015

Egyptian military kills tourists in militant territory;
Libyan rival governments reach "consensus";
Iraq tells Turkey to coordinate attacks on PKK;
Al Qaeda leader issues statements on ISIS;
South Sudan denies attacking rebels



Eurasia Security Watch - No. 346
Bulletins - September 9, 2015

Saudi-coalition deploys 10,000 more soldiers;
Egypt launches operation against ISSI in Sinai;
Russia builds military base in Syria;
Greece seizes shipment of arms bound for Libya;
Turkish ground troops in Iraq


Eurasia Security Watch - No. 344
Bulletins - August 5, 2015

Turkey takes off gloves in battle against ISIS;
Iraqi forces attack Islamic state base in Ramadi;
Iran accuses Bahrain of stoking Gulf tensions;
Fighting continues in Yemen as ceasefire quickly unravels;
Kyrgyz leader says U.S. 'sought chaos' by decorating dissident


In Turkey, It's All About The Palace
Articles - August 4, 2015

Don’t forget what's really at stake for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. 

On December 17, 2013, the Financial Crimes and Battle Against Criminal Incomes department of the Istanbul Security Directory detained 47 people, including a number of high-level officials. The sons of the minister of the Interior, the minister of Economy, and the minister of Urban Planning were implicated, as was Erdogan's own son, Bilal, with all three ministers handing in resignations.

Eurasia Security Watch - No. 343
Bulletins - July 31, 2015


Explosion kills 27 at southern Turkish border town;
France delivers fighter jets to Egypt;
ISIS uses chemical weapons against Kurdish forces;
Yemen death toll from rebel shelling nearly 100
U.S. warns Kyrgyzstan that strained ties threaten aid



Eurasia Security Watch - No. 341
Bulletins - July 1, 2015

ISIS imposes fuel blockade;
Bahrain seizes explosives bound for Saudi Arabia;
Libya's Tripoli forces hit ISIS;
Turkey warns U.S. about Kurdish advances in Syria;
Yemeni rebels persist


Eurasia Security Watch - No. 340
Bulletins - June 22, 2015

U.S. ends support to rival Shia groups in Lebanon;
Opposition wants Erdogan out of coalition talks;
Al Qaeda the "lesser evil" in Syria?';
Militias oppose ISIS in Libya;
More troops to Iraq to fight ISIS;


Erdogan Isn’t Finished
Articles - June 22, 2015

The euphoria to which Turkey’s June 7 election results have given rise calls to mind an oncology ward patient learning that an experimental protocol might slow the advance of her tumor. The elation is warranted in rough proportion to the desperation of the situation. In other words, good news is, like most things, relative.

Don't Rejoice Yet: Erdogan Could Still Win
Articles - June 15, 2015

For 13 years, the escape routes from Turkey's political haunted-house have been shutting one by one. Suffocation seemed inevitable. The June 7 election, which resulted in the first hung parliament since 1999, cracked open a tiny window in the attic. Turkey's hope is now predicated upon an unlikely scenario: One in which every major political group exits from that window in an orderly fashion, even as the smoke is rising. 

Eurasia Security Watch - No. 339
Bulletins - June 11, 2015

Egypt's leader tries to rule as a one-man show after a year in office;
Georgia's leader warns of Russian expansion;
Libyan gains may offer ISIS a base for new attacks;
Turkey's new parliament features four key parties;
Trove seized in Syria opens window on ISIS



Turkey's political earthquake
Articles - June 8, 2015

Over the weekend, Turkey experienced something resembling an electoral earthquake, with Sunday's general election yielding an array of unexpected outcomes that suggest a major political reconfiguration lies ahead for the Republic. 

Eurasia Security Watch - No. 338
Bulletins - May 18, 2015

Cracks in Assad's inner circle;
Sunni tribesman to join Anbar offensive;
Houthis agree to temporary ceasefire;
Libya targets Turkish cargo vessel;
Another Arab-led intervention?



Eurasia Security Watch - No. 337
Bulletins - May 11, 2015


Saudi ground troops in Yemen?;
New Saudi line of succession;
ISIS continues to prey on Yazidis; train Syrian opposition in Turkey



Eurasia Security Watch - No. 335
Bulletins - April 6, 2015

Turkey green lights Azeri pipeline;
Saudi airstrikes in Yemen ahead of ground op;
Assad says ISIS still expanding;
Syrian rebels capture key town;
Egypt lists brotherhood figures as terrorists



Eurasia Security Watch - No. 333
Bulletins - March 4, 2015


Yemen's president set to resume duties;
ISIS attacks Iranian interests in Libya;
SISI calls for joint arab force to combat ISIS;
Turkey enters Syria to recover tomb remains and guards;
Yemeni rebels use increasingly brutal tactics


Eurasia Security Watch - No. 332
Bulletins - February 23, 2015


Opportunity for peace in Yemen;
Egypt audio recordngs put Sisi in hot water;
UAE to resume airstrikes against ISIS;
Syria rejects foreign ground troops;
Libyan government offensive in Benghazi


Eurasia Security Watch - No. 331
Bulletins - February 9, 2015

Death sentence for 183 Brotherhood members;
South Sudan peace agreement;
Iraqis and Kurds aim to free Mosul;
Egyptian court ban Hamas;
Hezbollah ready for war with Israel



Eurasia Security Watch - No. 330
Bulletins - November 14, 2014

Iraq update;
Bahrain to publish names of terrorist financiers;
Saudi Arabia funds $3 billion in French arms to Lebanon;
Libyan city, Egyptian militants pledge allegiance to ISIS'
Jordan dictates acceptable Islam to clerics


Eurasia Security Watch - No. 329
Bulletins - November 4, 2014

Lebanese military takes rebel stronghold;

Houthis battle Al-Qaeda with government support;
Fight against ISIS update;
Hopes dwindle for Boko Haram ceasefire
South Asia Security Monitor - No. 353
Bulletins - November 3, 2014


India bolsters defense;
Vietnamese PM Nguyen Tan Dung visits India;
Sri Lanka bans foreigners from buying land;
Xi visits Pakistan postponed


Eurasia Security Watch - No. 328
Bulletins - October 27, 2014

Turkey steps closer to coalition against ISIS;
Houthi rebels 'welcome' new Yemeni Prime Minister;
Tunisia cracks down on extremism;
Baghdad bombings kill dozens;
Head of Iran's Basij threatens Saudi


Eurasia Security Watch - No. 327
Bulletins - August 15, 2014

Lebanon battles Islamist militants;
Sisi plans to expand Suez Canal;
Turkey cracks down on police;
Militias battle over Benghazi

Eurasia Security Watch - No. 325
Bulletins - July 14, 2014

Israeli offensive against Hamas escalates;
Major oil field reopens in Libya;
Houthis seize major city in Yemen;
Indo-Israeli defense cooperation rises;
Islamic state responsible for Baghdad bombings


Eurasia Security Watch - No. 324
Bulletins - July 7, 2014

Isil declares Islamic state;
Armed U.S. drones to fly over Baghdad;
Bodies of kidnapped Israelis found;
Kurds move toward independence;
Turkey and Israel mixed on Kurdish independence



Eurasia Security Watch - No. 323
Bulletins - June 24, 2014

U.S. relocates Iraqi embassy officials;
Kurds seize oil-rich Kirkuk;
Israeli teens kidnapped; Hamas officials arrested;
Assad regains control of key coastal city;
Haftar's latest offensive against Islamists in Libya


Eurasia Security Watch - No. 322
Bulletins - June 9, 2014

Freed Taliban to Qatar;
Bombing in Yemen ends ceasefire;
Libya turmoil continues;
Russia opposes UN aid to Syria without Assad's consent;
Iraq: May bloodiest month in 2014

Eurasia Security Watch - No. 321
Bulletins - June 5, 2014

Syrian elections: Intimidation on all fronts;
Prime Minister attacked in latest violence in Libya;
Turkish-Israeli reconciliation at risk;
Syrian refugees enter Morocco;
Sisi wins in a landslide but low voter turnout


Eurasia Security Watch - No. 320
Bulletins - May 28, 2014

"Libyan National Army" attacks parliament in Tripoli;
Iraqis go to the polls;
169 Brotherhood supporters acquitted in Egypt;
Jordan to deploy forces to Syrian border;
New evidence of chem weapons use in Syria


Eurasia Security Watch - No. 319
Bulletins - May 20, 2014

Anbar offensive displays Iraqi army training inadequacies;
More Brotherhood members rounded up;
U.S.-Yemen relationship;
Discord amongst al Qaeda affiliates


Eurasia Security Watch - No. 318
Bulletins - May 14, 2014

Cairo eliminates El-Sissi's opposition in upcoming elections;
Libya parliament elects 5th transitional Prime Minister;
Egypt sentences top MB leader to death;
U.S. recognizes Syria opposition offices as 'foreign mission';
Hamas frees six Fatah prisoners as part of unity pact;
Qatar expels Muslim Brotherhood members


Eurasia Security Watch - No. 316
Bulletins - April 28, 2014

Syria's chemical weapons update;
Israel retaliates after more rockets form the Gaza strip;
Yemen working wit U.S. against al Qaeda;
Last rebel stronghold in Syria heavily bombed;
Jordanian returning from Syria arrested

Eurasia Security Watch - No. 314
Bulletins - April 15, 2014

Balloting aborted in Iraqi province;
Israel blames Palestinians for failed peace talks;
France wants to haul Syria before the ICC;
Hezbollah: Assad government is safe

Eurasia Security Watch - No. 313
Bulletins - March 28, 2014

Israelis, Palestinians at odds over recognition of Jewish state;
AQ may use Syria as launching pad for attacks on West;
528 Morsi supporters sentenced to death;
Saudi sentences suspects for aiding extremists;
Iraq's election commission resigns; 29 die in attacks on Tuesday

Eurasia Security Watch - No. 312
Bulletins - February 25, 2014

Syria rebels want new arms;
Turkey's economy takes a hit as GUL approves Internet law;
UN condemns Egyptian militants threat to tourists;
Three journalists to be tried in Egypt's criminal court;
Libyan militias threaten government

Turkey's Tilt East: A deal with China comes as a particularly harsh blow for NATO.
Articles - February 11, 2014

For decades, Turkey has served as a stalwart ally of the West and NATO's representative in the Middle East. But the times may be changing, as Turkey's exploration of new political and economic opportunities in Asia calls into question its traditional relationship with the West.

Eurasia Security Watch - No. 311
Bulletins - February 10, 2014

Al Qaeda disavows Isis;
Syrian peace talks, chem weapons update;
Libya destroys all chemical weapons

Eurasia Security Watch - No. 310
Bulletins - February 4, 2014

Syrian talks stall on opposition demands;
Sisi gains support for presidential run
Terrorists hit cargo

Eurasia Security Watch - No. 309
Bulletins - January 27, 2014

US horrified by report on torture in Syria
Israeli intel foils Al Qaeda plot to attack US embassy;
Justice and Construction party resigns from Libya's government

Eurasia Security Watch - No. 308
Bulletins - January 24, 2014

Gulen-Erdogan rift deepens;
Maliki threatens to cut funds to Kurds;
Tunisians to vote on balanced constitution

Eurasia Security Watch - No. 307
Bulletins - December 17, 2013

US suspends aid to Syrian rebels;
al Qaeda linked militants gain ground in Iraq;
Defense ministry compound attacked in Yemen

Eurasia Security Watch - No. 306
Bulletins - December 11, 2013

Libyan militias get an ultimatum;
Egypt amends constitution;
Baghdad will control Kurd oil exports

Eurasia Security Watch - No. 304
Bulletins - December 4, 2013

Iraq attacks continue, France offers help;
Mixed messages from Saudi Arabia on Geneva Accord;
Egypt government in transition

Eurasia Security Watch - No. 304
Bulletins - November 26, 2013

Baghdad will allow Kurds to pump oil in Turkey;
Syria's chemical weapons may be destroyed at sea;
Egypt hosts top Russian officials

Eurasia Security Watch - No. 303
Bulletins - November 18, 2013

Brotherhood banned and fleeing Egypt;
Al qaeda influence spreads in Syria, peace talks delayed;
Brotherhood leader arrested in Egypt

Eurasia Security Watch - No. 302
Bulletins - November 4, 2013

Turkey asks U.S. to extend pricing for missile defense system;
Tunisian resort town targeted;
Brotherhood leader arrested in Egypt


Eurasia Security Watch - No. 301
Bulletins - October 30, 2013

Egypt's Sisi could be the next president;
Egypt plans LNG imports despite Israeli gas offers;
Syrian opposition unsure about Geneva 2

Eurasia Security Watch - No. 300
Bulletins - October 22, 2013

Gaza's economy suffers as Egypt destroys tunnels;
42 executed in Iraq for mass killings and "terrorism";
Saudi Arabia and UAE to seek $11B in U.S. Arms

Eurasia Security Watch - No. 299
Bulletins - October 15, 2013


Egypt security forces targeted as Morsi trial set;
Rebels trying to consolidate foothold in Syrian north;
Stolen U.S. military equipment in Libya in dangerous hands

Eurasia Security Watch - No. 298
Bulletins - September 30, 2013

Syrian refugees causing turmoil in Lebanon;
Syrian rebels relinquish opposition coalition;
Stolen U.S. military equipment in Libya in dangerous hands

Eurasia Security Watch - No. 297
Bulletins - September 23, 2013

MB spokeman arrested in Egypt;
National dialogue talks in Bahrain on hold;
Oil prices ease on Libya, Syria news