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Asian Survey. 2019; 592337–359 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.2.337
Published: 01 April 2019
...Sergey V. Biryukov Central Asia is anticipating a transformation related to the need for further multifaceted modernization. However, different conditions dictate different strategies. The development model of Uzbekistan was mostly defined by Islam Karimov, whose death marked the beginning of...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 584747–769 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.4.747
Published: 01 August 2018
... other Chinese projects and their impacts have been analyzed. The article aims to fill in this gap by outlining the latest project details of Chinese engagement and their impact in this region. © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 Silk Road Central Asia Uzbekistan Belt...
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Asian Survey. 2013; 533484–505 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2013.53.3.484
Published: 01 June 2013
...Charles E. Ziegler This paper examines U.S. engagement in Central Asia over the past two decades, with specific reference to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. While alarmist voices occasionally warn of the threat to American interests from China and Russia through the SCO, the organization’s...
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Asian Survey. 2013; 533423–435 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2013.53.3.423
Published: 01 June 2013
... Organization, Central Asia, and the Great Powers, an Introduction One Bed, Different Dreams? ABSTRACT The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) appears today as a mature, compre- hensive, and inclusive intergovernmental regional organization. However, co-piloted by China and Russia, the SCO s course still...
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Asian Survey. 2007; 47158–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2007.47.1.58
Published: 01 February 2007
..., Energy, and Central Asia Elizabeth Wishnick Abstract Russia s contribution to regional security and economic cooperation in Asia remains mixed. Record oil prices in 2006 highlighted Russia s potential posi- tion as a key energy supplier, but the government s priority has been on strengthening its hold...
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Asian Survey. 2006; 46169–78 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2006.46.1.69
Published: 01 February 2006
..., U.S.A., and Research Associate, Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University, New York. Email: ew124@columbia.edu . RUSSIA AND THE CIS IN 2005 Promoting East Asian Oil Diplomacy, Containing Change in Central Asia Elizabeth Wishnick Abstract Oil played a big role in Russia s Asian diplomacy...
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Asian Survey. 2005; 454546–565 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2005.45.4.546
Published: 01 August 2005
...Leszek Buszynski During the Yeltsin era, Russian interest in Central Asia lapsed. Under Vladimir Putin, Russia has moved to strengthen its role in the region because of Islamic fundamentalism, fear of displacement by America, and the presence of oil and natural gas reserves. The problem is that...
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Asian Survey. 2000; 402360–376 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3021137
Published: 01 March 2000
...Shiping Tang Copyright 2000 The Regents of the University of California [Footnotes] 1 Boris Rumer and Stanislav Zhukov, "Between Two Gravitational Poles: Russia and China," in Central Asia: The Challenge of Independence, eds. Boris Rumer and Stanislav Zhukov (Armonk, N.Y.: M. E. Sharpe...
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Asian Survey. 1995; 357605–620 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2645418
Published: 01 July 1995
...Ralph H. Magnus; Eden Naby Copyright 1995 The Regents of the University of California AFGHANISTAN AND CENTRAL ASIA Mirrors and Models Ralph H. Magnus and Eden Naby In the fast-paced reconfiguration of global relationships, no area is as strikingly affected by the end of the Soviet empire as...
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Asian Survey. 1994; 34121093–1108 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2645278
Published: 01 December 1994
...Vyacheslav Ya. Belokrenitsky Copyright 1994 The Regents of the University of California RUSSIA AND GREATER CENTRAL ASIA Vyacheslav Ya. Belokrenitsky One consequence of the Soviet intervention i Afghani- stan was a revival of interest among Western scholars in interpreting the USSR behavior in...
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Asian Survey. 1993; 333272–284 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2645251
Published: 01 March 1993
...J. Richard Walsh Copyright 1993 The Regents of the University of California CHINA AND THE NEW GEOPOLITICS OF CENTRAL ASIA J. Richard Walsh The implosion of the Soviet Union into its constituent republics was viewed initially with alarm by China. In and of itself, the collapse of the Communist...
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Asian Survey. 1992; 3210875–887 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/2645046
Published: 01 October 1992
...Robert L. Canfield Copyright 1992 The Regents of the University of California RESTRUCTURING IN GREATER CENTRAL ASIA Changing Political Configurations Robert L. Canfield Central, Southwest, and South Asia-Greater Central Asia-seem to be restructuring. However, defining the emerging political...
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Asian Survey. 1946; 1511169–172 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3021556
Published: 05 June 1946
... with new forms which leave the old, pre? war colonial content substantially unchanged. REPUBLICS OF SOVIET CENTRAL ASIA BY ANDREW J. STEIGER In Soviet Central Asia, an area of the world once referred to as Russian Turkestan, there are five non- Russian republics affiliated with the USSR. The land...
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Asian Survey. 1937; 613151–152 doi: https://doi.org/10.2307/3022631
Published: 23 June 1937
...K. B. 1937 Korean Laborin Japan,; Radioactive Ores in Central Asia 151 KOREAN LABOR IN JAPAN DEPRESSES WAGE LEVEL Among the influences which operate to depress the wage level in Japan must be counted the influx of Korean labor. Japan's Korean colony not only fails to provide an outlet for Japanese...
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Asian Survey. 2013; 533436–460 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2013.53.3.436
Published: 01 June 2013
...Zhao Huasheng 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...
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Asian Survey. 2018; 58155–64 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.1.55
Published: 01 February 2018
... Asia-Pacific, and its position in Central Asia, where China’s Belt and Road Initiative challenges Russian influence. © 2018 by The Regents of the University of California 2018 Russia Asia-Pacific Central Asia SCO BRI NATASHA KUHRT AND FILIPPO COSTA BURANELLI Russia and the CIS in 2017...
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Asian Survey. 2019; 59144–53 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2019.59.1.44
Published: 01 February 2019
... memberships of regional organizations highlighted the challenges for security and economic cooperation in Central Asia. © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 SCO enlargement BRI EEU multilateralism regional cooperation NATASHA KUHRT AND FILIPPO COSTA BURANELLI Russia and...
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Asian Survey. 2015; 552398–419 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2015.55.2.398
Published: 01 April 2015
...Kathryn Stoner The Russian government under Vladimir Putin has long-term geostrategic interests in Afghanistan: stability, economic development, and curbing narcotics flowing into Central Asia and thence to Russia. Moscow is in the difficult position of not wanting American forces to stay in...
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Asian Survey. 2015; 552346–370 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2015.55.2.346
Published: 01 April 2015
...Joseph Y. S. Cheng This article examines China’s concern to prevent terrorism and maintain stability in Central Asia through the SCO. The situation in Afghanistan has raised concerns among SCO member countries and strengthened common interests to maintain the regional organization, regime stability...
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Asian Survey. 2015; 552325–345 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2015.55.2.325
Published: 01 April 2015
...Andrew Scobell Since 2001, China has warily watched the U.S. military presence in Afghanistan and associated footprint in Central Asia. In 2014, Beijing grew alarmed that a U.S. exit would prompt a resurgence of violence and Islamic radicalism in Afghanistan that could spill over into neighboring...