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The Conflict

Articles and research papers on the sources of conflict in Chechnya and possible means of addressing it.

A Spreading Danger: Time for a New Policy Toward Chechnya Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Policy Brief 35, March 2005. Co-authored by Fiona Hill (Brookings Institution), Thomas de Waal (Institute for War and Peace Reporting) and Anatol Lieven (Carnegie Endowment).
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Islam and the Caucasus: A Look at Chechnya, Transcript of a panel hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies/ Russia and Eurasia Program and Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty. With Dr. Aslan Doukaev, Director
for the North Caucasus Service at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty; Dr. Fiona Hill, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution; Michael Morrow, Deputy Director of
Russian Affairs at the State Department (May 2004)
www.csis.org/ruseura/wot/040510.pdf

The Defence Academy of the United Kingdom/Conflict Studies Research Centre (Caucasus Series)
www.da.mod.uk/CSRC/documents/Caucasus

Che Guevaras in Turbans. The Twisted Lineage of Islamic Fundamentalism in Chechnya and Dagestan, by Georgi M. Derluguian, professor of sociology at Northwestern University (October 1999)
www.csis.org/ruseura/ponars/workingpapers/016.PDF

The Structures of Chechnya's Quagmire, PONARS Policy Memo 309 by Georgi Derluguian (November 2003)
www.csis.org/ruseura/ponars/policymemos/pm_0309.pdf

Under Fond Western Eyes, Georgi Derluguian's review of Andrew Meier's book, Black Earth: A Journey through Russia after the Fall. New Left Review 24, (November 2003).
www.newleftreview.net/NLR25808.shtml

The War Against Terrorism and the Conflict in Chechnya: A Case for Distinction, by Svante E. Cornell
fletcher.tufts.edu/forum/27-2pdfs/Cornell.pdf

Chechnya’s Internal Fragmentation, 1996 – 1999, by Miriam Lanskoy
fletcher.tufts.edu/forum/27-2pdfs/lanskoy.pdf

Nightmare in the Caucasus, by Anatol Lieven. The Washington Quarterly 23 (Winter 2000)
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Understanding Violence for Post-Conflict Reconstruction in Chechnya, by Valery Tishkov. Centre for Applied Studies in International Negotiations (CASIN), 2001
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Humanitarian crisis in Chechnya:

Hunger, desperate poverty, people living in bombed-out ruins and squalid camps, landmines causing daily casualties, widespread health problems and a whole generation growing up without adequate schooling...
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