China’s interests in and expectations from the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) and Central Asia often overlap. China is currently developing cooperative institutions in areas such as security, energy, and economic development, among others. Subsequently, China finds itself in-between the SCO and Central Asia’s most difficult questions and dilemmas.
China’s View of and Expectations from the Shanghai Cooperation Organization
Zhao Huasheng is Professor and Director of the Center for Russia and Central Asia Studies, as well as Director of the Center for Shanghai Cooperation Organization Studies, at Fudan University in Shanghai, China. Prior to Fudan University, he was a Research Fellow and Director of the Department of Russia and Central Asia at the Shanghai Institute for International Studies. Zhao's books include Central Asia: Views from Washington, Moscow, and Beijing (coauthored with E. Rumer and D. Trenin, Armonk, N. Y., 2007); China’s Central Asian Diplomacy [Zhongguo de zhongya waijiao] (Beijing, 2008); and The Shanghai Cooperation Organization: Analysis and Outlook [Shanghai hezuo zuzhi: Pingxi he zhanwang] (Beijing, 2012). Email: <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
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Zhao Huasheng; China’s View of and Expectations from the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. Asian Survey 1 June 2013; 53 (3): 436–460. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2013.53.3.436
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