Caucasus

Countering Radicalism in the North Caucasus

Babin, Ivan A., Anton Chablin, Aleksei Kazantsev, Mohammed A. Khesham, Yuri V. Vasiliyev, and Frederic Labarre. "Countering Radicalism in the North Caucasus." Connections: The Quarterly Journal 17, no. 2 (2018): 61-76.

 

THE MASS MEDIA AS COUNTER-IDEOLOGY TOOL
Anton Chablin

According to the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), there are approximately 31 000 fighters in the ISIS ranks in Iraq and Syria at the present moment. By comparison, Al Qaeda had 3 000 at its peak. On the side of regular national forces, this is nearly half of the U.S. Marine Corps’ strength and a little less than half of the total Canadian armed forces (all elements combined).

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Armenia and the South Caucasus: A New Security Environment

Branch, Anthony R.. "Armenia and the South Caucasus: A New Security Environment." Connections: The Quarterly Journal 17, no. 2 (2018): 47-60.

 

Purpose, Scope and Key Assumptions

The purpose of this article is to examine the geopolitics and the security environment of the South Caucasus and, more specifically, the security challenges Armenia is expected to face over the next five years.

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