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The Jamestown Foundation

The Jamestown Foundation

Contributor since: 17 Dec 2014

The Jamestown Foundation

Founded in 1984, The Jamestown Foundation is an independent, non-partisan research institution dedicated to providing timely information concerning critical political and strategic developments in China, Russia, Eurasia and the world of terrorism. Jamestown produces three periodic publications: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Terrorism Monitor and China Brief. Jamestown research and analysis is available to the public free of charge via Jamestown’s website, www.jamestown.org.

Latest articles from The Jamestown Foundation

  • Uzbekistan Looks To Position Itself As A Key Transport Hub In Central Asia

    Published 27 October 2022 | viewed 1,897 times

    Throughout the Russo-Ukrainian war and a period of tense relations between Russia and Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan has followed a proactive track of transport diplomacy to strengthen…

  • How Is Russia's War Impacting China’s Belt And Road Ambitions

    Published 26 October 2022 | viewed 4,323 times

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s “special military operation” against Ukraine has severely impacted Eurasian transport logistics, particularly cargo traveling along the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC)…

  • What’s Next For Xi Jinping?

    Published 25 October 2022 | viewed 2,930 times

    General Secretary Xi Jinping has scored an overwhelming victory at the recently concluded 20th Party Congress and the First Plenum of the new Central Committee.…

  • Russia’s Counterpart To NATO Is On The Brink Of Collapse

    Published 22 October 2022 | viewed 17,815 times

    The Collective Security Treaty Organization, better known by its initials, CSTO—or by Moscow’s aspiration that it should be an equal counterpart to the North Atlantic…

  • Beijing’s Delicate Geopolitical Balancing Act

    Published 20 October 2022 | viewed 1,807 times

    General Secretary Xi Jinping did not mention “America” in his opening report to the 20th Party Congress (Xinhua, October 16). Nevertheless, Xi made clear that…

  • Iran Cozies Up To Russia As Western Sanctions Sting

    Published 19 October 2022 | viewed 3,480 times

    At present, Iran is struggling mightily with Western sanctions and the resulting economic pressures due to its nuclear program. With the killing of 22-year-old Mahsa…

  • Turkey's Precarious Position Between Russia And NATO

    Published 19 October 2022 | viewed 4,329 times

    As pressure increases, Turkey’s middle-man position in the Ukraine crisis is becoming harder to maintain. “Compartmentalization,” meaning separating divisive political, strategic and economic affairs from…

  • Russia’s Inevitable Border Crisis

    Published 15 October 2022 | viewed 9,894 times

    In July 2022, military analysts loyal to the Kremlin noted that Russia lacked the manpower for a massive offensive (Topwar.ru, July 23). At the beginning…

  • Central Asian Countries Reinforce Cooperation In 2022

    Published 12 October 2022 | viewed 1,619 times

    Central Asia took its first steps toward regional integration soon after independence in the region in 1991. Yet, for several reasons, this integration failed. Even…

  • China Is Transforming Georgia’s Geography

    Published 09 October 2022 | viewed 12,574 times

    On September 21, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili in New York, during the United Nations General Assembly, and…

  • Ukraine War Reinvigorates Eurasian Power Bloc

    Published 08 October 2022 | viewed 4,887 times

          Twenty-five years ago this month, Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan and Moldova formed the GUAM consultative forum to counter Russian efforts to keep them…

  • Russia’s Soaring Defense Spending Is Unsustainable

    Published 07 October 2022 | viewed 20,335 times

    Russia’s continued aggression against Ukraine and the Kremlin’s attempts to escalate the political situation and prevent defeat on the battlefield through mobilization, nuclear blackmail and…

  • Putin Sees Pakistan As A Potential Partner In Southeast Asia

    Published 06 October 2022 | viewed 5,638 times

    On September 15, Russian President Vladimir Putin, during a meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)…

  • China’s Balancing Act In Afghanistan

    Published 05 October 2022 | viewed 3,560 times

    In late June, a severe earthquake struck southeastern Afghanistan. In the immediate aftermath of the disaster, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) announced it would…

  • Azerbaijan And Armenia Aim To Draft Peace Treaty

    Published 29 September 2022 | viewed 2,538 times

    Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan addressed parliament in the wake of clashes at the Armenian-Azerbaijani border. Pashinyan announced that he would sign a document stipulating…

  • What Does The Yuanization Of The Russian Economy Mean For The Dollar?

    Published 28 September 2022 | viewed 13,839 times

    On September 12, Russian President Vladimir Putin stated that, given mounting economic sanctions, full “de-dollarization” of the Russian economy is only a matter of time…

  • Putin Sees Pushback From Russians Following Nuclear Saber-Rattling

    Published 27 September 2022 | viewed 8,360 times

    Russian President Vladimir Putin’s September 21 address to the nation could prove to be one of his most fateful blunders in his disastrous war in…

  • Baltic Sea Countries Eye LNG, Offshore Wind Expansion

    Published 25 September 2022 | viewed 4,313 times

    On August 30, eight Baltic Sea littoral countries (Germany, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Finland, Sweden and Denmark) signed the so-called Marienborg Declaration, agreeing on the…

  • China Remains Supportive Of Kazakhstan As Russia Ramps Up Rhetoric

    Published 20 September 2022 | viewed 6,837 times

    Amid heightened tensions between Russia and Kazakhstan over the war in Ukraine, Astana is betting on high-level diplomacy to build international support for its sovereignty…

  • Western Sanctions On Russia Pave Way For New Opportunities For Georgia

    Published 19 September 2022 | viewed 4,391 times

    The Western sanctions imposed on Russia due to its aggression against Ukraine include a ban on overland cargo transit through Russian territory. This situation has…

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