Paul Tumelty

Paul Tumelty is a researcher specializing in the Russian North Caucasus, the Caucasus and Central Asia. He holds an MPhil in Russian and East European Studies from the University of Glasgow and a BA War Studies, King’s College, London.

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Articles by Paul Tumelty

New Developments Following the London Bombings

The release of a videotape featuring July 7 bomber Mohammed Siddique Khan's message to the world, cleverly interspersed with Ayman al-Zawahiri, has led many to suspect al-Qaeda's controlling hand. Yet

Reassessing the July 21 London Bombings

The apparent attempted suicide bombings in London on July 21, exactly two weeks after the attacks that left over 50 dead, provided the Metropolitan Police, in commissioner Ian Blair’s words,

CHECHNYA: A STRATEGY FOR INDEPENDENCE

In March 2005 the Chechen rebel independence movement suffered both the loss of its leader and one of its primary military strategists. Aslan Maskhadov's successor was promptly named as Abdul-Khalim

An In-Depth Look at the London Bombers

Terrorist attacks on civilians in the heart of London have long been considered inevitable by the UK’s police and intelligence services. For them, the London bombings represent the ultimate security

CHECHNYA AND THE INSURGENCY IN DAGESTAN

In an interview with the newspaper Dagestanskaya pravda published last November 24, the Prosecutor of Dagestan, Imam Yaraliev, acknowledged that the major destabilizing factor in the republic remained the ongoing

A BIOGRAPHY OF ABDUL-KHALIM SADULAEV

Following the death of Chechen President Aslan Maskhadov, a statement was posted on the rebel website Kavkazcenter on March 9 by Shamil Basayev announcing the appointment of his successor. The

A BIOGRAPHY OF ABDUL-KHALIM SADULAEV

Following the death of Chechen President Aslan Maskhadov, a statement was posted on the rebel website Kavkazcenter on March 9 by Shamil Basayev announcing the appointment of his successor. The

CHECHNYA AND THE INSURGENCY IN DAGESTAN

In an interview with the newspaper Dagestanskaya pravda published last November 24, the Prosecutor of Dagestan, Imam Yaraliev, acknowledged that the major destabilizing factor in the republic remained the ongoing

CHECHNYA: A STRATEGY FOR INDEPENDENCE

In March 2005 the Chechen rebel independence movement suffered both the loss of its leader and one of its primary military strategists. Aslan Maskhadov's successor was promptly named as Abdul-Khalim