January 11, 2022
China and Russia Both Benefit From the CSTO Intervention in Kazakhstan
By Luke Botting
Far from causing friction, Russia’s intervention in Kazakhstan shows the durability of the Sino-Russian relationship.
October 22, 2021
Is Russia Starting to Sour on China?
By Yuan Jiang
A prominent Russian analyst thinks the high point of Sino-Russian cooperation has passed.
June 03, 2020
What Are the Implications of China’s Growing Security Role in Central Asia?
By Ian J.Lynch
China’s rise in Central Asia has been swift.
January 23, 2020
Russia’s Strategy in Central Asia: Inviting India to Balance China
By Yuan Jiang
Russia’s invitation for India to link up with Eurasian Economic Union recalls the SCO expansion saga.
November 08, 2019
Cooperation, Co-existence or Clash? China and Russia’s Ambitions in Central Asia
By Benno Zogg
The two powers’ approaches to Central Asia may be a good indicator of their current partnership and future relations.
June 21, 2019
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization: A Vehicle for Cooperation or Competition?
By Eleanor Albert
The SCO reflects shifting power dynamics in this subregion, particularly between China and Russia.
November 23, 2016
China's Economic and Military Expansion in Tajikistan
By Fuad Shahbazov
Tajikistan is emerging as a test case for China's growing security role in Central Asia.