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ON THE LINE: "Chechnya Conflict: Nationalist Struggle to Islamist Jihad?"i
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May 03, 2013 3:00 AM
Chechen separatists have been battling Russia for nearly two decades, but the roots of the conflict are much deeper. The Chechen descent of the Boston marathon bombers led the international media to draw links between the Chechen conflict and global jihad. "On the Line” discusses those possible links and the history and context of the conflict in Chechnya. GUESTS Reginald Dale: Senior Fellow, Center for Strategic & International Studies Prof. David R. Stone: Director, Institute for Military History & 20th Century Studies, Kansas State University

ON THE LINE: "Chechnya Conflict: Nationalist Struggle to Islamist Jihad?"

Published May 02, 2013

Chechen separatists have been battling Russia for nearly two decades, but the roots of the conflict are much deeper. The Chechen descent of the Boston marathon bombers led the international media to draw links between the Chechen conflict and global jihad. "On the Line” discusses those possible links and the history and context of the conflict in Chechnya. GUESTS Reginald Dale: Senior Fellow, Center for Strategic & International Studies Prof. David R. Stone: Director, Institute for Military History & 20th Century Studies, Kansas State University