Author Archives: Daniel Resnick

MENA Week in Review – December 20, 2013

Below is a roundup of some of the top articles and news highlights from around the Middle East and North Africa over the last week: United States Policy: Yemen’s Parliament voted Sunday to prohibit U.S. drone activity in the country after a strike on Thursday mistakenly killed around 14 people traveling to a wedding, according […]

Eurasia Week in Review – December 20, 2013

Below is a roundup of some of the top articles and news highlights from around Central Eurasia over the last week: Top Stories from Central Asia and the South Caucasus: United States Deputy Assistance Secretary of Defense, Evelyn Farkas, and other U.S. defense officials from European Command, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency, and the Kansas […]

CENTCOM Exercises 2013 Year in Review

Annually, the United States’ Central Command (CENTCOM) organizes several bilateral and multilateral exercises within its area of responsibility, which extends from Egypt to Central Asia (excludes Israel). These exercises range from simulated peacekeeping operations to countermine drills at sea. Below is a roundup of a number of these exercises carried out in 2013. This list […]

Eurasia Week in Review – December 13, 2013

A roundup of some of the top articles and news highlights from around Central Eurasia over the last week: Top Stories from Central Asia and the South Caucasus: The fourth United States-Uzbekistan Annual Bilateral Consultations took place at the State Department this week, with Uzbekistan’s foreign minister and Deputy Secretary of State William Burns in […]

MENA Week in Review – December 13, 2013

Below is a roundup of some of the top articles and news highlights from around the Middle East and North Africa over the last week: United States Policy: Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel spent six days this week in the Persian Gulf and Southwest Asia, assuring allies of the United States’ commitment to the region. […]

MENA Week in Review – December 6, 2013

Below is a roundup of some of the top articles and news highlights from around the Middle East and North Africa over the last week: United States Policy: In a call with Egyptian Defense Minister General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Saturday, U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel expressed concern over the recently passed protest law […]

Eurasia Week in Review – December 6, 2013

A roundup of some of the top articles and news highlights from around Central Eurasia over the last week: Top Stories from Central Asia and the South Caucasus: Georgian officials held meetings with senior United States and NATO officials on the sidelines of the NATO foreign ministers meeting this week. NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh […]