Understanding China’s Eurasian Pivot
By Michael Clarke
The “One Belt, One Road” strategy provides a guide to the future of China in Eurasia.
U.S. Ambassador Reignites Cold War Rhetoric in Kyrgyzstan
By Joshua Kucera
Unusually blunt comments highlight the country’s role in the battle for influence in Central Asia.
Kazakhstan Opposition Fears Ukraine's "Russian Spring"
By Ryskeldi Satke
Many Kazakhs worry about Moscow’s annexation of Crimea and what it means for their own country’s relations with Russia.
Interpreting Putin’s Decision
By Wei Zongyou
From Western weakness to its Eurasian Union project, a look at the factors that drove the annexation of Crimea.