The 54th issue of the Islam, Islamism, and Politics in Eurasia Report (IIPER) is availabe at http://csis.org/publication/islam-islamism-and-politics-eurasia-report-iiper-no-54-31-march-2012.
The contents of this issue are described below:
Islam, Islamism and Politics in Eurasia Report (IIPER)
No. 54, 31 March 2012
Jihadist and Islamist Trends in Eurasia in 2011, Part I
By Gordon M. Hahn, Senior Associate, Russia and Eurasia Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies
PLUS: First Suicide Bombing of 2012 in Russia Occurs in Dagestan
* IIPER is written and edited by Dr. Gordon M. Hahn unless otherwise noted. Research assistance is provided by Yelena Altman, Sara Amstutz, Mark Archibald, Michelle Enriquez, Seth Gray, John Andrew Jones, Casey Mahoney, Anna Nevo, Daniel Painter, and Elizabeth Wolcott. IIPER accepts outside submissions.
Islam, Islamism and Politics in Eurasia Report (IIPER) is a project of the Russia and Eurasia Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. It focuses on all politically-relevant issues involving or bearing on Islam, Islamism, and Jihadism in Russia and Eurasia writ large. All issues of IIPER will soon be permanently archived at http://csis.org/program/russia-and-eurasia-program. All back issues temporarily remain archived at: www.miis.edu/academics/faculty/ghahn/report<http://www.miis.edu/academics/faculty/ghahn/report>.
IIPER is compiled, edited and, unless indicated otherwise, written by Dr. Gordon M. Hahn. Dr. Hahn is a Senior Associate (Non-Resident) in the Russia and Eurasia Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, D.C., Senior Researcher and Adjunct Professor at the Monterey Terrorism Research and Education Program (MonTREP), Monterey, California. He is also a Senior Researcher at the Center for Terrorism and Intelligence Studies (CETIS), Akribis Group and an Analyst and Consultant for Russia Other Points of View â€“ Russia Media Watch, www.russiaotherpointsofview.com. He teaches courses on both politics and terrorism in Russia and Eurasia at MonTREP. Dr. Hahn is the author of two well-received books, Russiaâ€™s Islamic Threat (Yale University Press, 2007) and Russiaâ€™s Revolution From Above (Transaction, 2002) as well as numerous articles on Russian, Eurasian and international politics.
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