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Prospects for the Fight against Extremism and Terrorism in the Central Asian Region

... established in oil-rich areas of the Caspian and northeastern Kazakhstan and the spread of jihadist ideology there could jeopardise China’s future interests in the region. A new trend is for radical Islamists to engage increasingly in crime while ordinary ... ... turning to radical Islamism, particularly in western Kazakhstan. Prisons have become breeding grounds for Islamic extremism (as in Kyrgyzstan and some Russian regions). All prisons in Kazakhstan have turned “green,” which is the term for institutions informally ...


What the SCO Summit in Bishkek Confirmed

... Organisation (SCO), an alliance that has begun to stake its claim to being both a both trans-continental and global organization following the accession of India and Pakistan to its ranks. At the same time, while last year’s Shanghai 8 meeting in Qingdao, China was a sort of overture for its two new members, the Kyrgyzstan summit demonstrated the Organization’s rather quick (albeit not entirely smooth) adaptation to its qualitatively new geostrategic parameters. The continued development of constructive bilateral contacts between SCO member states and within ...


Envisioning Opportunities for U.S.-Russia Cooperation in and with Central Asia

The Working Group on the Future of U.S.-Russia Relations’ Report Central Asia stands out as a comparatively “nontoxic” region where there are limited, but not insignificant, opportunities for U.S.-Russia collaboration both bilaterally and within multilateral frameworks: in the space industry, civil security, job-creation mechanisms and rural human capital, and knowledge sharing for instance. Any proposal of U.S.-Russia cooperation in a concrete domain will have to be made in a tri- or-multipartite...


Irkutsk Hosts Greater Eurasian Partnership and Belt and Road Initiative Conference

... two working days, leading Russian, Mongolian, Chinese, Kazakh, and Kyrgyz experts, diplomats and journalists were discussing the implementation and integration of Greater Eurasia and the Belt and Road initiatives, the prospects for «Russia-Mongolia-China» economic corridor, the opportunities for cooperation in tourism in the context of the Tea Route, as well as the role and position of the Baikal-Amur region of Asia in Eurasian infrastructure projects. A.K. Tulokhonov, Academician of RAS Siberian ...


SCO: The Cornerstone Rejected by the Builders of a New Eurasia?

... and 10. The event is already being touted by the media and official figures of the participating countries as one of the most important international events of the year. All the more so because it will mark the first time that the six member states (China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan anthd Uzbekistan) are joined by India and Pakistan. Journalists and analysts were quick to point out that the participants account for a sizeable share of world’s population, territory, natural resources and economic potential....


Four Socio-Political Factors That Could Make or Break the Deal for Eurasian Economic Integration after Kyrgyzstan’s Accession

... proposal, I received a significant number of positive feedback from civil society and citizens of the CIS countries. However, top ranking politicians were not ready to thoroughly discuss it at that time” [2] . Kazakhstan, neighboring both Russia, Kyrgyzstan and China, which makes it a certain heartland of the EEU, has a special position and stakes in the process. Nursultan Nazarbayev is currently 76. Any political transition is likely to bring to power new political figure or figures that would be instinctively ...


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