Central Asia"s new states

political developments and implications for U.S. interests
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Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress , [Washington, D.C.]
Asia, Central -- Politics and government -- 1991-, United States -- Foreign relations -- Asia, Central, Asia, Central -- Foreign relations -- United S
Statementby Jim Nichol.
SeriesCRS issue brief -- IB93108., Issue brief (Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service) -- IB93108., Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1994, 94-IB-93108.
ContributionsLibrary of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination18 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16344069M
OCLC/WorldCa32171553

Inthe idea of five new independent states in Central Asia had not occurred to many people. A few Central Asian leaders hoped to wrest some economic concessions from Moscow. They had no experience of being national leaders, nor did they have a corps of administrators, diplomats, generals, and economists who could run a national state.4/5(1).

In ordinary times in Central Asia, this traditional “social distancing” may be enough to avert friction. But in a time of pandemic, it isn’t. Like elsewhere, the novel coronavirus is challenging Central Asian states and societies in new ways and revealing a great deal about the character of peoples and their governments.

Inthe idea of five new independent states in Central Asia had not occurred to many people. A few Central Asian leaders hoped to wrest some economic concessions from Moscow. They had no experience of being national leaders, nor did they have a corps of administrators, diplomats, generals, and economists who could run a national state.4/5.

A leading authority on Central Asia offers a sweeping review of the region s path from independence to the post-9/11 world.

The book explores how the region squandered its second chance to address Author: Martha Brill Olcott. Administration Afghan Afghanistan agreement agricultural Al Qaeda Almaty Aral Sea Ashgabat assistance Bishkek Caspian Central Asia Central Asia Monitor Central Asian republics China clan Communist constitution cooperation countries country's December defense democratic Dushanbe early economic election energy enterprises estimated ethnic Eurasia.

In his new book on Central Asia, Great Games, Local Rules, U.S.-based author Alexander Cooley paints a picture of the intense competition between China, Russia, and the United States for influence.

In Central Asia, which lies at the crossroads of several cultures, the emerging trends are complex and this volume, leading experts explore factors that have driven the regions historical development and that continue to define it today: overlapping Islamic, Russian, and steppe cultures and their impact on attempts to delimit Author: Beatrice Manz.

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[Martha Brill Olcott; United States Institute of Peace Press.]. The emerging Central Asian landscape described by Marlene Laruelle and Sebastien Peyrouse in their groundbreaking book Globalizing Central Asia will become increasingly inhospitable terrain for the old rules, though they will certainly linger for at least a generation or more.

We should anticipate several Central Asian states becoming more. The history of Central Asia concerns the history of the various peoples that have inhabited Central Asia. The lifestyle of such people has been determined primarily by the area's climate and aridity of the region makes agriculture difficult and distance from the sea cut it off from much trade.

Thus, few major cities developed in the region.

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Central Asia, central region of Asia, extending from the Caspian Sea in the west to the border of western China in the east. It is bounded on the north by Russia and on the south by Iran, Afghanistan, and China. The region consists of the former Soviet republics of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Turkmenistan.

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It is one of the five “Stans”, the Central Asian republics which gained their independence from the collapsing Soviet Union in Like several other states in Central Asia, Turkmenistan has primarily been inhabited by nomadic herders for the last several thousand years, with only a few historic urban centers that served as hubs of the.

With the fall of the Soviet Union informer Communist Party leaders in Central Asia were faced with the daunting task of building states where they previously had not existed: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.

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Born out of the collapse of the USSR, Kyrgyzstan has been notable for its struggle to develop a pluralist polity and free market, an attempt that distinguishes it from some of its more authoritarian neighbors.

This volume introduces students and. According to Chellaney, Water “fills a void in the literature” by, for the first time, focusing on water issues across the entire continental region of Asia -- an immense expanse that includes not only Northeast, Southeast, and South Asia, but also Central Asia and the Middle East.

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“The United States has been ignoring this region until the events of New York,” he says quietly. “Until then there was an impression that Afghanistan doesn’t exist for the Western world.”.

Book Review: The Arab Winter: A Tragedy. An example of the benefits that may accrue for Central Asian states is already visible in places like the Khorgos-Nurkent pair of cities on the border between China and Kazakhstan, a location which has recently become the world’s largest “dry port”.

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According to Mr. Muzalevsky, the U.S. “pivot” to Asia has aggravated China’s concerns of strategic encirclement by the United States and prompted Beijing to exploit an opening along the western track of its global expansion through Central Asia.

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