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The insurgency in Chechnya and the North Caucasus

Robert W. Schaefer

The insurgency in Chechnya and the North Caucasus

from gazavat to jihad

by Robert W. Schaefer

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Published by Praeger Security International in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRobert W. Schaefer
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDK511.C37 S29 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24524202M
ISBN 109780313386343, 9780313386350
LC Control Number2010031251

The North Caucasus insurgency has weakened dramatically in recent years. While Chechnya-based jihadist groups now number a few dozen fighters, jamaats operating in Kabardino-Balkaria and Karachay have been nearly wrecked. In Ingushetia, a few insurgent groups . Ten years after the end of full scale war in Chechnya, a smoldering insurgency has spread to neighboring republics in the North Caucasus region of southern Russia. Stretching from the Black Sea to the Caspian, the North Caucasus region of southern Russia is best known for the two wars that ravaged Chechnya in the s.

  GROZNY, Russia -- Ramzan Kadyrov, the authoritarian leader of Russia's North Caucasus region of Chechnya, has declared "sanctions" against U.S. State Secretary Mike Pompeo. Kadyrov said at a.   Given the scale of the North Caucasus insurgency, which killed at least 1, security personnel between and , stability has been Moscow’s first priority in the region. In the past few years, the insurgent threat has receded.

The Octo attack on the parliament building in Grozny, Chechnya’s capital city, underscores the ferocity and tenacity of the North Caucasus insurgency. Timed to correspond with a visit by Russian Interior Minister Rashid Nurgaliev, the assault killed four and injured The perpetrators took no hostages, issued no statements, and made no demands. Continued. North Caucasus Insurgency - ? The conflict in Chechnya appeared to be coming to a close when Russian President Medvedev ordered the consideration to officially end counter-terrorist.


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The insurgency in Chechnya and the North Caucasus by Robert W. Schaefer Download PDF EPUB FB2

Winner of a Kirkus Star, multiple awards, and named to numerous "best of" lists, The Insurgency in Chechnya and the North Caucasus: From Gazavat to Jihad is the most acclaimed book to have ever been written on the subject and helps both the average reader and the seasoned analyst make sense of the situation in the Caucasus.

With the Crimean crisis in full swing and increasing Cited by:   The Insurgency in Chechnya and the North Caucasus: From Gazavat to Jihad is a comprehensive treatment of a year-old conflict.

Thematically organized, refreshingly accessible and well-written, it cuts through the rhetoric to provide the critical lens through which readers can truly understand the "why" and "how" of insurgencies and terrorism - and lay bare the intricacies of the /5(21).

Order today and see for yourself why "The Insurgency in Chechnya and the North Caucasus" is required reading at numerous counterterrorism programs and universities. BUY THE BOOK. LTC Robert W. Schaefer. LIEUTENANT COLONEL ROBERT SCHAEFER is a highly decorated U.S. Army Special Forces (Green Beret) and Eurasian Foreign Area Officer.

Many books have been written about the history of Chechnya, the political events precipitating the wars, the military operations, the terrorist attacks, the human rights abuses, and the trauma suffered by almost everyone involved in the conflict.

What has yet to be published is a look at the conflict for what it really is-- an insurgency and counterinsurgency fight, an issue that the United. North Caucasus regions map. Photo: Peter Fitzgerald/Wikimedia Commons.

Lieutenant Colonel Robert W. Schaefer, U.S. Army Special Forces (Green Beret) and Eurasian Foreign Area Officer, offers a comprehensive and detailed analysis of the situation in the North Caucasus in his book The Insurgency in Chechnya and the North Caucasus: From Gazavat to Jihad.

Buy The Insurgency in Chechnya and the North Caucasus: From Gazavat to Jihad (Praeger Security International) 1 by Schaefer, Robert (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 5.

The goal of this work, however, is to provide a detailed look at the First Chechen War and explore the reasons for Chechnya’s successful performance in In order to provide a better understanding of the Chechen strategy, I will briefly examine Chechnya’s history and describe its short period of independence in the early s.

The Insurgency in Chechnya and the North Caucasus: From Gazavat to Jihad (Praeger Security International) Robert W. Schaefer The shocking events of the Moscow airport terrorist attack make it clear that the North Caucasus insurgency is still strong – despite the Kremlin’s announcement in that the conflict was “over.”.

This paper explores the Chechen War, which was the first large-scale military conflict involving post-Soviet Russia and played a crucial role in reshaping Russia's military and political strategy.

The war, also known as the First Chechen War, resulted in the unexpected victory of Chechen insurgents, who managed to defeat the better equipped Russians due to their skillful use of. THE INSURGENCY IN CHECHNYA AND THE NORTH CAUCASUS FROM GAZAVAT TO JIHAD Although the Russian government officially declared an end to the Second Chechen War inthe insurgency in the North Caucasus is far from over, according to Schaefer.

In clear, layman-friendly prose, he argues convincingly and meticulously that Russia’s strategy. The Insurgency in Chechnya and the North Caucasus: From Gazavat to Jihad is a comprehensive treatment of this year-old conflict. Thematically organized, refreshingly accessible and well-written, it cuts through the rhetoric to provide the critical lens through which readers can truly understand the “why” and “how” of insurgencies.

The Insurgency in Chechnya and the North Caucasus: From Gazavat to Jihad. by Robert W. Schaefer. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger Security Int.'l pages.

$ [ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Does the limited readership for Chechnya and the North Caucasus need another book. The uptick in violence and major terrorist acts in Moscow in recent.

The Insurgency in Chechnya and the North Caucasus: From Gazavat to Jihad By: Robert W. Schaefer Santa Barbara: Praeger, Lieutenant Colonel Robert W. Schaefer, U.S. Army Special Forces (Green Beret) and Eurasian Foreign Area Officer, offers a comprehensive and detailed analysis of the situation in the North Caucasus in his book The Insurgency in Chechnya and the North Caucasus.

In this book Elena Pokalova provides a detailed record of the North Caucasus insurgency and the Russian counterterrorist response to it. The book's most important contribution to the scholarly literature is the author's analysis of the evolution of the North Caucasus insurgency, as well as of the changes in Moscow's approach to countering the.

Colonel Schaefer’s book, “The Insurgency in Chechnya and the North Caucasus: From Gazavat to Jihad,” (Praeger, ) places the war within the broader cyclical history of Chechen-Russian conflict, a history that goes back years.

In this, his book succeeds. The Insurgency in Chechnya and the North Caucasus. likes. The Insurgency in Chechnya and the North Caucasus. Jump to. Sections of this page.

Pages Media Books & Magazines Book The Insurgency in Chechnya and the North Caucasus. English (US) Español Português (Brasil) Followers:   The asymmetrical approach will require Russia to eradicate the support for the terrorists in Chechnya and the North Caucasus region.

Like the British approach during the Malayan Emergency (), the Russians will need the aid of the locals to divert resources and recruits from the Chechen terrorist organizations.

The Insurgency in Chechnya and the North Caucasus: From Gazavat to Jihad is an comprehensive treatment of this year-old conflict. Thematically organized, it cuts through the rhetoric to provide a contextual framework with which readers can truly understand the "why" and "how" of one of the world's longest-running contemporary insurgencies Price: $ The North Caucasus, a mountainous region that includes Chechnya, spans or lies close to important trade and communication routes between Russia and the Middle East, control of which have been fought over by various powers for millennia.

Russia's entry into the region followed Tsar Ivan the Terrible's conquest of the Golden Horde's Khanates of Kazan and Astrakhan ininitiating a long. The insurgency in the North Caucasus is a direct result of the two post-Soviet wars fought between Russia and Chechnya.

The First Chechen War was a nationalist struggle, with both secular and Islamist overtones, for independence from Russia and took place between and After a vicious struggle between Russian federal forces and Chechen separatist guerrillas, Chechnya was granted de.

The Insurgency in Chechnya and the North Caucasus: From Gazavat to Jihad. By Sutherlin, John W. Read preview chapters on Chechen history and the centuries-old conflict with Russia seem a bit out of place when first reading the book. This was a concern because The Insurgency in Chechnya has no consistent methodology, but employs a.Russia's homegrown insurgency jihad in the North Caucasus / Published: () Volatile borderland: Russia and North Caucasus / Published: () Chechnya's terrorist network: the evolution of terrorism in Russia's North Caucasus / by: Pokalova, Elena.

Published: ().His latest book, “The Insurgency in Chechnya and the North Caucasus: From Gazavat to Jihad” (Praeger, ) has won multiple awards for current events, earned a Kirkus Star, as well as rave reviews from the New York Times and The Economist.