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On December 9, The Jamestown Foundation held its third annual conference on global terrorism, entitled "The Changing Strategic Gravity of Al-Qaeda," at the National Press Club in Washington, DC. This full-length DVD covers the entire conference proceedings including the luncheon panel presented by keynote speaker:... MORE
The tribal areas of Pakistan’s North-West Frontier Province (NWFP) fully deserve President Barack Obama’s description as “the most dangerous place in the world”. This remote and inhospitable region is only nominally under Pakistan's administration and its Pashtun tribesmen have a long history of opposing outside... MORE
Tensions are on the rise in the South China Sea. Longstanding sovereignty disputes over the profusion of atolls, shoals and reefs that dot the 1.2 million square miles of sea, allied to extensive overlapping claims to maritime space, have been a source of serious interstate... MORE
The ongoing struggle for control of Somalia is one of the world’s most complicated. With the country already effectively split into three parts, it may be too late to speak of a Somali nation. While the popular conception of this conflict pits al-Qaeda associated Islamists... MORE
The year 2009 will go down in history as a watershed for the epochal expansion of China’s global influence. With its economy tipped to grow at 8 percent despite the world financial crisis, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) is widely regarded as a prime... MORE
Russian authorities are extremely divided about the right position to take as Moscow increasingly concerns itself with the Afghan question. They have continually criticized NATO’s decisions though, at the same time, many Russian politicians recognize that the coalition’s failure to stabilize Afghanistan would place Russia... MORE
The global natural gas industry is undergoing a historical shift away from overland pipeline deliveries of gas and gradually towards Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), shipped by seaborne tankers designed to supply distant markets which cannot otherwise be supplied by traditional pipelines. Russia, the world’s largest... MORE
Pakistan’s Troubled Frontier is a gripping snapshot of the militants and movements threatening a region plunging into turmoil. This work represents an effort to examine the array of security issues threatening Pakistan’s volatile northwest frontier and should become an important reference for policy makers seeking greater... MORE
The Changing Face of Islamist Militancy in North Africa contains the proceedings of a panel from Jamestown's December 2008 conference entitled "The Expanding Geography of Militant Jihad." The report includes presentations by Theresa Whelan (Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for African Affairs, Office of the... MORE
In The Georgia Crisis and Russia-Turkey Relations, Igor Torbakov examines the major shifts in regional geopolitics triggered by the August 2008 Russia-Georgia war.
In Gazprom's European Web, Jamestown analyst Roman Kupchinsky traces the unspoken connections between Russian gas giant Gazprom and various European companies.
Unmasking Terror Volume IV: A Global Review of Terrorist Activities brings together over 50 experts on terrorism. Edited by Andrew McGregor, Unmasking Terror Volume IV continues the work of previous volumes by providing an unparalleled collection of indigenous terrorism analyses to the media, intelligence, and academic communities.... MORE
Unmasking Terror Volume III brings together over 50 experts on terrorism, intelligence and security, providing unique information and objective analysis on recent developments within global terrorist groups.