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Narendra Modi's Agenda in Central Asia: Energy, Terrorism, and China
July 02, 2015
Narendra Modi's Agenda in Central Asia: Energy, Terrorism, and China
The Indian Prime Minister is making his first regional visit, with counterterrorism and energy at the top of the agenda.
Narendra Modi's Agenda in Central Asia: Energy, Terrorism, and China
Tajik and Chinese Forces to Engage in Joint Exercises
June 05, 2015
Tajik and Chinese Forces to Engage in Joint Exercises
A flurry of meetings and exercises in Tajikistan highlight prevailing worries about Afghan spillover and ISIS infiltration.
Tajik and Chinese Forces to Engage in Joint Exercises
Is a China-India-Russia Coalition Inevitable?
February 25, 2015
Is a China-India-Russia Coalition Inevitable?
Although unlikely in the near future, the three powers share interests that bind them and pose a challenge to the U.S.
Is a China-India-Russia Coalition Inevitable?
Islamic State Murders: Japan's Tipping Point?
February 07, 2015
Islamic State Murders: Japan's Tipping Point?
The Diplomat‘s editors discuss recent events in Asia, including Japan and the Islamic State, Russia-China-India talks, and Cobra Gold 2015.
Islamic State Murders: Japan's Tipping Point?
CSTO Looks Away From NATO and Toward SCO
April 26, 2014
CSTO Looks Away From NATO and Toward SCO
The Russia-led military alliance has given up all pretenses of cooperation with NATO and will look toward the SCO.
CSTO Looks Away From NATO and Toward SCO
Turkey's SCO Play: Does it Matter?
May 07, 2013
Turkey's SCO Play: Does it Matter?
“New members could further weaken the organization’s potential to work constructively.”
Turkey's SCO Play: Does it Matter?
Turkey: Abandoning the EU for the SCO?
February 17, 2013
Turkey: Abandoning the EU for the SCO?
Recent moves suggest Turkey could make a bid for entry into the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. It would be a mistake.
Turkey: Abandoning the EU for the SCO?
Russia’s 'Shrewd' Central Asia Play
July 17, 2012
Russia’s 'Shrewd' Central Asia Play
Daniel Vajdic on how Moscow’s granting NATO access to a key supply facility is part of a careful strategy.
Russia’s 'Shrewd' Central Asia Play
The 'Great Game' 2.0
July 11, 2012
The 'Great Game' 2.0
Russia’s plan to use regional organizations as levers in Central Asia has some flaws, argues Richard Weitz.
The 'Great Game' 2.0
For China, It's All About America
July 06, 2012
For China, It's All About America
China’s worldview seems to be focusing more and more on competition with America, at its own expense, argues Michael Auslin.
For China, It's All About America
China-Russia's Anti-NATO?
July 04, 2012
China-Russia's Anti-NATO?
China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, & Uzbekistan have yet to take new members. Richard Weitz explains why.
China-Russia's Anti-NATO?
China's SCO Road to Nowhere
November 11, 2011
China's SCO Road to Nowhere
China and Russia have less and less in common on Central Asia. It showed at the latest SCO meeting.
China's SCO Road to Nowhere
Why the SCO Matters
June 29, 2011
Why the SCO Matters
How the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation could play a key role in reshaping Central and South Asia.
Why the SCO Matters
Asia Confronts Drug Problem
June 14, 2010
Asia Confronts Drug Problem
The problem of narcotics flowing from Afghanistan to Europe is well-known. But the issue also has China and the SCO worried.
Asia Confronts Drug Problem
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