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Is SCO Expansion a Good Thing?
July 12, 2016
Is SCO Expansion a Good Thing?
"The SCO was already having difficulty crafting an identity and practical ideology with 6 member states, let alone 8."
Is SCO Expansion a Good Thing?
A Trafficking-Terrorism Nexus in Central Asia
June 30, 2016
A Trafficking-Terrorism Nexus in Central Asia
"The nexus is a 21st century challenge for Central Asia that requires concerted national and international efforts."
A Trafficking-Terrorism Nexus in Central Asia
Rumblings in Kazakhstan: A Warning for Central Asia?
June 23, 2016
Rumblings in Kazakhstan: A Warning for Central Asia?
Domestic discontent and economic hardship put Central Asia's regimes at risk.
Rumblings in Kazakhstan: A Warning for Central Asia?
The Implications of Tightening Russia-Uzbekistan Ties
May 11, 2016
The Implications of Tightening Russia-Uzbekistan Ties
By improving frosty relations with Tashkent, Moscow can boost its leverage over Central Asia as a whole.
The Implications of Tightening Russia-Uzbekistan Ties
The New, Improved Shanghai Cooperation Organization
September 13, 2014
The New, Improved Shanghai Cooperation Organization
China's ambitious goals for the SCO are helped by the imminent addition of three new members.
The New, Improved Shanghai Cooperation Organization
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization and Central Asian Security
July 25, 2014
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization and Central Asian Security
Structural and policy problems prevent the SCO from being an effective Central Asian security organization.
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization and Central Asian Security
Central Asia: Dim Security Prospects Ahead?
December 03, 2013
Central Asia: Dim Security Prospects Ahead?
As U.S. interest in the region wanes, the prospects for Central Asia security are uncertain at best.
Central Asia: Dim Security Prospects Ahead?
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