Tag: terrorism in Eurasia

Collapse in Labor Migrant Transfer Payments Pushing Central Asians to Look to ISIS

October 22, 2015

Staunton, October 21 – Declines in transfer payments from Central Asian labor migrants to their families in their homelands is leading to “a decline in the level of the loyalty of the population to the existing authorities” there and prompting Central Asians to ask then “uncomfortable” questions that ISIS can provide answers to, Gevorg Mirzayan […]

Moscow Pushing Mensk Around on Air Base, Belarusian Security Experts Say

September 23, 2015

Staunton, September 22 The Mensk Center for Strategic and Foreign Policy Research says that Moscow has not succeeded in gaining the agreement of the Belarusian side to the establishment of a Russian airbase in Belarus but is going ahead anyway, confident that it can push Mensk around given Alyaksandr Lukashenka’s lack of allies elsewhere. In […]