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It's Official: India and Pakistan Join Shanghai Cooperation Organization
June 12, 2017
It's Official: India and Pakistan Join Shanghai Cooperation Organization
The SCO expanded for the first time since its 2001 founding.
It's Official: India and Pakistan Join Shanghai Cooperation Organization
The SCO Illusion Takes India
June 09, 2017
The SCO Illusion Takes India
As India joins the SCO, it must keep in mind certain geopolitical realities.
The SCO Illusion Takes India
Center of the World: This Week in Astana, Kazakhstan
June 07, 2017
Center of the World: This Week in Astana, Kazakhstan
The SCO summit, the opening of EXPO 2017 and Syrian peace talks are bringing the world to Kazakhstan.
Center of the World: This Week in Astana, Kazakhstan
SCO Set to Expand, Adding India and Pakistan
June 06, 2017
SCO Set to Expand, Adding India and Pakistan
Does it matter that two new flags will rise in Beijing?
SCO Set to Expand, Adding India and Pakistan
China Suggests Free Trade Zone For the SCO
November 04, 2016
China Suggests Free Trade Zone For the SCO
Russia says it would be "complicated."
China Suggests Free Trade Zone For the SCO
At the 2016 Xiangshan Forum, China Outlines a Vision for Regional Security Governance
October 15, 2016
At the 2016 Xiangshan Forum, China Outlines a Vision for Regional Security Governance
Beijing has a plan for a new regional security architecture, and it’s not based around alliances.
At the 2016 Xiangshan Forum, China Outlines a Vision for Regional Security Governance
How Important Is China to Central Asia?
June 24, 2016
How Important Is China to Central Asia?
Putin has big Eurasian dreams and more on the SCO; recommended reads.
How Important Is China to Central Asia?
What’s Happening at the 2016 SCO Summit in Uzbekistan? Depends On Who You Ask
June 24, 2016
What’s Happening at the 2016 SCO Summit in Uzbekistan? Depends On Who You Ask
In the end, the Shanghai Spirit is still just a flimsy ghost.
What’s Happening at the 2016 SCO Summit in Uzbekistan? Depends On Who You Ask
Uzbekistan Prepares for SCO Summit by Closing Its Borders
June 15, 2016
Uzbekistan Prepares for SCO Summit by Closing Its Borders
As a security measure, Uzbekistan has reportedly closed its borders with Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan.
Uzbekistan Prepares for SCO Summit by Closing Its Borders
Kazakhstan Takes Delivery of (Free) Russian S-300 Missile Defense Systems
June 09, 2016
Kazakhstan Takes Delivery of (Free) Russian S-300 Missile Defense Systems
Moscow has plans for a region-wide air defense system.
Kazakhstan Takes Delivery of (Free) Russian S-300 Missile Defense Systems
India and Pakistan to Join SCO, Is Iran Next?
May 26, 2016
India and Pakistan to Join SCO, Is Iran Next?
After 15 years, the group is set to expand this summer.
India and Pakistan to Join SCO, Is Iran Next?
China Pushes One Belt, One Road in Central Asia
May 24, 2016
China Pushes One Belt, One Road in Central Asia
Beijing's belt fits with Kazakhstan's sunny path, but questions remain on its compatibility with the EEU.
China Pushes One Belt, One Road in Central Asia
Uzbekistan's Karimov Out-Talks Putin in Moscow
April 28, 2016
Uzbekistan's Karimov Out-Talks Putin in Moscow
Karimov rambled about vegetables and doesn't think the SCO should get involved in Afghanistan.
Uzbekistan's Karimov Out-Talks Putin in Moscow
Nepal Becomes Shanghai Cooperation Organization Dialogue Partner
March 24, 2016
Nepal Becomes Shanghai Cooperation Organization Dialogue Partner
Nepal is the latest Asian state to become a dialogue partner of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
Nepal Becomes Shanghai Cooperation Organization Dialogue Partner
The Emerging China-Kazakhstan Defense Relationship
December 23, 2015
The Emerging China-Kazakhstan Defense Relationship
What was once an adversarial relationship is giving way to a strategic partnership.
The Emerging China-Kazakhstan Defense Relationship
SCO Prime Ministers Gather in China to Talk Trade and Terrorism
December 15, 2015
SCO Prime Ministers Gather in China to Talk Trade and Terrorism
In Ufa the SCO set goals and in Zhengzhou they should chart a course for implementation.
SCO Prime Ministers Gather in China to Talk Trade and Terrorism
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