Search: Central Asia,NATO (3 materials)

Challenges to Eurasian Security in the Coming Decade

... scenarios involving the defence of NATO’s eastern flank. Georgia, although formally a participant in the drill of nearly 40,000 NATO troops mainly deployed in Poland and the Baltic states, will only be involved in airdropping a small multinational force.... ... maintain a balance and good relations with both parties and make sure that no significant conflicts break out in the coming decade. Central Asia: Region X Federica Prandin: The EU and Russia in Central Asia: Is There Any Room for Cooperation? Central Asia does ...


Cooperation between NATO and the CSTO over Afghanistan in 2014

... down. It has evolved and grown stronger despite certain differences between its members. A lot hinges on Russia's ability to go ahead and lead the process. Sooner or later, the Eurasian and Euro-Atlantic security systems will merge, with the CSTO and NATO being key players in strengthening the interplay between Eurasia and the two brims of the Atlantic. Could the abundance of Central Asian integration projects confuse the republics and hamper intergovernmental cooperation, among other things on Afghanistan? REUTERS/Zohra Bensemra Central Asia and Afghanistan 2014: High- Risk Area Notably, many structures and organizations ...


Central Asia and Afghanistan 2014: High-Risk Area

... kind of cooperation became a positive example of intergovernmental interaction, demonstrating that the potential in this area is enormous. Unfortunately, later, cooperation in this area evaporated, possibly because Afghanistan security issues became NATO's headache, rendering joint action by Central Asian states redundant. One notable element of intergovernmental cooperation was the initiative on joint Uzbekistan-Kazakhstan action against Afghan threats that President Islam Karimov launched during his visit to Astana in September 2012. A ...


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