The New Great Game Round Up-May 19, 2013

A Setback for Doku Umarov’s Caucasus Emirate, the Saudi interest in Kyrgyzstan, the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan=the Rising Star of Militant Islamist Groups & More! Doku Umarov’s Caucasus Emirate suffered a setback this week [emphasis mine]:   Terrorist ‘military emir’ killed in Russia’s North Caucasus A key militant leader, described as the right-hand man of […]

A Potpourri of Noteworthy Links

Phony Commissioners & Phony Reports, Central Asia, Laos, Bryza Candidacy, Gulen…You Name it! This post is similar to what I usually publish under my ‘Weekly Round Up’ series, only with a caveat: the time period covers more than a week, make that more than a month. I’ve been saving links and articles of interest, either […]