Articles >Author>Dmitry Shlapentokh

  • June 01, 2008|Dmitry ShlapentokhMiddle East Quarterly

    The Rise of the Chechen Emirate?

    Chechnya has been at war with Russia for generations. By 1999, when the second Chechen war broke out, two resistance groups had emerged: nationalists and jihadists. While long simmering below the surface, the schism between the two camps erupted...