“Uzbek Terrorism” and the Logical Inconsistencies of Extreme Vetting
12 Jan 2018
Tune in today via Livestream to the event, “Russia’s Relations with the West One Year after the US Presidential Elections,” a conference jointly hosted by PONARS Eurasia and the NYU Jordan Center for the Advanced Study of Russia. Livestream: http://jordanrussiacenter.org/livestream/  AGENDA 11:00...
(Gulf Times) Yesterday marked the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the revolution that established the Soviet Union, but you’d be hard-pressed to find an event in Russia to celebrate the occasion. A military parade was held on Red Square and attended by more than 7,000 people, Russia’s...
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(Foreign Affairs) This week’s terrorist attack in Manhattan, carried out by a citizen of Uzbekistan, Sayfullo Saipov, followed several assaults and bombings also involving people from that country: the New Year’s shooting in Istanbul was executed by Abdulkadir Masharipov, an Uzbek citizen; Rakhmat...

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