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Why Can’t Russia Exploit Trade Opportunities with India and Iran?
June 06, 2017
Why Can’t Russia Exploit Trade Opportunities with India and Iran?
Russia needs better North-South engagement to avoid dependence on China. But it isn’t well-equipped to achieve it.
Why Can’t Russia Exploit Trade Opportunities with India and Iran?
Eurasian Economic Union: A Customs Code and a Kyrgyz Dilemma
December 28, 2016
Eurasian Economic Union: A Customs Code and a Kyrgyz Dilemma
Kyrgyz approve EEU Customs Code, except for the part on the development of trade and economic policy.
Eurasian Economic Union: A Customs Code and a Kyrgyz Dilemma
What is the Leading Cause of Snow Leopard Killings?
October 25, 2016
What is the Leading Cause of Snow Leopard Killings?
Experts say more than 50 percent of snow leopard killings are retaliation for attacks on livestock.
What is the Leading Cause of Snow Leopard Killings?
<em>Black Wind, White Snow</em>: Imagining Eurasia
September 15, 2016
Black Wind, White Snow: Imagining Eurasia
“Eurasia was a ‘dog whistle,’ a cipher, a deniable but clear goal: to remake the Russian Empire in all but name.”
Black Wind, White Snow: Imagining Eurasia
Kazakhstani Narratives About Aktobe Solidify
June 17, 2016
Kazakhstani Narratives About Aktobe Solidify
Kyrgyzstan's mine headache, European and Eurasian integration, timekeeping in the Pamirs; weekend reads.
Kazakhstani Narratives About Aktobe Solidify
Khorgos: Where East Meets West
April 01, 2016
Khorgos: Where East Meets West
Kazakhstan and China hope to make Khorgos Eastern Gate the new crossroads of Eurasia.
Khorgos: Where East Meets West
Understanding China’s Eurasian Pivot
September 10, 2015
Understanding China’s Eurasian Pivot
The “One Belt, One Road” strategy provides a guide to the future of China in Eurasia.
Understanding China’s Eurasian Pivot
Russia's 'Pivot to Asia' and the SCO
July 21, 2015
Russia's 'Pivot to Asia' and the SCO
Richard Weitz on Russia's "pivot to Asia," Sino-Russia relations, and the future of the SCO
Russia's 'Pivot to Asia' and the SCO
SCO-BRICS: A Big Summit in Ufa
June 08, 2015
SCO-BRICS: A Big Summit in Ufa
The summit next month will reveal much about the future of Russia’s Eurasian dream.
SCO-BRICS: A Big Summit in Ufa
An Opportunity for India in Central Asia
May 04, 2015
An Opportunity for India in Central Asia
The International North-South Transport Corridor is a chance for India to build links with Central Asia and Eurasia.
An Opportunity for India in Central Asia
TAPI and India’s Future in Eurasia
February 27, 2015
TAPI and India’s Future in Eurasia
Developments in a major pipeline project risk marginalizing India in Central Asia.
TAPI and India’s Future in Eurasia
Mackinder Revisited: Will China Establish Eurasian Empire 3.0?
February 07, 2015
Mackinder Revisited: Will China Establish Eurasian Empire 3.0?
China has emerged as a new contender for control over Mackinder’s “Heartland.”
Mackinder Revisited: Will China Establish Eurasian Empire 3.0?
Eurasia: The Hype of Continentalism
February 03, 2015
Eurasia: The Hype of Continentalism
‘Analysts should not allow geopolitical possibility to overshadow the divisive conflicts that exist throughout Eurasia.’
Eurasia: The Hype of Continentalism
Is China Bidding for the Heartland?
January 21, 2015
Is China Bidding for the Heartland?
Beijing doesn’t have to choose between land and sea predominance. It could have both.
Is China Bidding for the Heartland?
Kissinger Is Right: 'Asia' Is a Western Construct
September 23, 2014
Kissinger Is Right: 'Asia' Is a Western Construct
What we understand to be 'Asia' is an oversimplification of a diverse region with several civilizations and cultures.
Kissinger Is Right: 'Asia' Is a Western Construct
Eurasia Is for Hugging
May 24, 2013
Eurasia Is for Hugging
With the right cartography, the pivot isn’t the U.S. abandoning Europe for Asia but hugging Eurasia.
Eurasia Is for Hugging
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