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      Ukraine Crisis Update: July 29, 2015
      Jul30

      Ukraine Crisis Update: July 29, 2015

      Download the PDF Russian-backed separatists have intensified the scale of attacks on Ukrainian positions along the front line in Donbas undermining their recent efforts to advertise their “peaceful intentions.” Tags Ukraine Project UkrainePromote …read more Source: Institute for the Study of...

      Ukraine Crisis Update: July 22, 2015
      Jul23

      Ukraine Crisis Update: July 22, 2015

      Download the PDF Civilian areas in both government and separatist-held areas came under increased fire this week despite a breakthrough in negotiations over the withdrawal of weapons from the front line. Tags Ukraine Project UkrainePromote …read more Source: Institute for the Study of...

      Ukraine Crisis Update: July 15, 2015
      Jul16

      Ukraine Crisis Update: July 15, 2015

      Download the PDF Separatists continued to target Ukrainian forces with heavy weapons and small reconnaissance units across the front line in Donbas as both Ukrainian and separatist leaders combatted new internal security threats. Tags Ukraine Project UkrainePromote …read more Source: Institute for the Study of...

      ISIS’s Global Strategy:  A Wargame
      Jul15

      ISIS’s Global Strategy: A Wargame

      Download the PDF The United States currently faces multiple national security threats in an environment of growing disorder. ISIS is executing a sophisticated global strategy that involves simultaneous efforts in Iraq and Syria, the Middle East and North Africa, and the wider world. Homegrown terrorism is increasing in the U.S. and Europe. Civil...

      Ukraine Crisis Update: June 25, 2015
      Jun26

      Ukraine Crisis Update: June 25, 2015

      Download the PDF Russian backed Separatist forces have launched multiple unsuccessful assaults on Marinka, a Ukrainian held town near Donetsk. Tags Ukraine Project UkrainePromote …read more Source: Institute for the Study of...

      ISIS Declares Governorate in Russia’s North Caucasus Region
      Jun24

      ISIS Declares Governorate in Russia’s North Caucasus Region

      ISW assessed in early June 2015 that one of ISIS’s most likely courses of action during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan would be to declare a governorate in Russia’s North Caucasus. ISIS indeed announced the creation of a new governorate, called Wilayat Qawqaz (Caucasus) in the region on June 23, 2015, after several senior militants...

      ISIS’s Wilayat Sinai Attacks International Base
      Jun13

      ISIS’s Wilayat Sinai Attacks International Base

      By Harleen Gambhir and Jantzen Garnett Recent attacks in Egypt on the one-year anniversary of the fall of Mosul indicate that ISIS’s affiliate in the Sinai may seek to target the Western military forces and the Egyptian state over the course of the next six weeks. ISW assessed that ISIS’s most dangerous course of action during the...

      Ukraine Crisis Update: May 7, 2015
      May08

      Ukraine Crisis Update: May 7, 2015

      Download the PDF ISW is issuing a warning about an imminent Russian-backed separatist offensive in eastern Ukraine on or around Victory Day, May 9, 2015. Further intensification of Russian-backed separatist attacks and the mobilization of separatist forces under the guise of preparations for Victory Day military parades celebrating the 70th...

      Ukraine Crisis Update: April 9, 2015
      Apr10

      Ukraine Crisis Update: April 9, 2015

      Download the PDF Ukraine took steps to integrate the remaining independent Ukrainian paramilitary units in accordance with the February 12 Minsk ceasefire agreement, while avoiding an armed confrontation between regular and irregular forces. Tags Ukraine Project UkrainePromote …read more Source: Institute for the Study of...

      Ukraine Crisis Update: April 2, 2015
      Apr03

      Ukraine Crisis Update: April 2, 2015

      Download the PDF Pro-Russian forces may be positioning themselves to launch surprise o­ffensive maneuvers. An indication from international monitors that Ukrainian forces no longer occupy the southern village of Shyrokyne suggests that the Russian-backed separatists have made gains in the Mariupol area despite the ceasefire. Tags Ukraine Project...