Central Asia

Strengthening the Partnership between Mongoli...

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Three-party cooperation in action As readers will remember, in their third meeting, which took place during the 16th summit of…

Why both London and Washington are Frustrated...

181eabcfd3fa0f503e4b2900a0108549The Caspian region hasn’t been receiving much attention lately in comparison with attention the Middle East typically gets. However, there’s every chance that Russia, the United States, the EU and China…

How was Washington Planning to Prevail in Afg...

00r960-e33a8ba664ea52d2d074b478b2f1e591Just the other day, US National Secu- rity Adviser John Bolton told Reuters that Russia got itself “stuck” in Syria. At the same time, this prominent Western war hawk deliberately omitted the fact that Russia’s armed forces entered

Why the United States Will Not Leave Afghanis...

1100736421In 2013 Tom Engelhardt wrote, referring to the United States presence in Afghanistan, Iraq and Yemen, where at eight United States air strikes had killed almost 300 wedding guests: “we have become a nation of wedding crashers, the uninvited guests who arrived under false…

‘The American Prince’ Wants to Privatize Afgh...

ACAD654634231According to recent reports in the mainstream western media, the US president Donald Trump is considering to ‘privatize’ the Afghan war, probably coming round to the ideas of Erik Prince, the founder of Blackwater agency of mercenaries, that it is the ‘contractors’ not the troops…

How Come Washington Became so Wrapped Up in C...

734523412312Central Asia has traditionally been re- garded by Washington as “Russia’s soft underbelly”, since it’s a common belief within American think tanks that by establishing control over this region the US will be capable of subjecting the whole of Eurasia to its will, which means that…

Does ISIS Still Represent a Major Threat

7e2a7bc6de8db5ab73702ead54a99edcBack in the days of Trump’s 2016 election campaign the US president made a pledge to his supporters in Connecticut, promising that under his command the Pentagon would defeat ISIS “very, very quickly.” Back then there was a lot of…

Another day, Another Bunch of Civilians Dying...

AMB745345345There seems to be no logical explanation for the fact that time after time again one comes across reports of US-led coalitions dropping ordinance upon the heads of innocent people, instead of specifically targeting militants and…

Lapis Lazuli Corridor Leads Afghanistan Towar...

15111605415908434997_1000x669One of the most crucial goals that leading Eurasian nations are striving for is economic and transport integration in their continent. Schemes such as One Belt, One Road Initiative (OBOR) and the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU or EAEU)…

5th round of the Ulaanbaatar Dialogues

2211In 2014 Mongolia initiated an international conference in Ulaanbaatar, to discuss security problems in North-East Asia, particularly on the Korean peninsula. The significance of this initiative was all the greater, since at that time almost all the channels for discussion of problems and…

Daesh Appears Again

1122On July 24 in the south of Syria, terrorist group forbidden in Russia Daesh very loudly reminded the world of itself. In As-Suwayda and the south west of Deraa, two massive suicide bombings occurred, resulting in more than 220 people killed and close to 200 wounded in As-Suwayda, while the suicide bomber…

Central Asia is Resurrecting Its Common Energ...

6п78The Central Asian (CA) nations of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan, all have quite a number of socioeconomic issues. Still, they do possess substantial resources, whose rational use may help them start developing rapidly, especially if they combine…


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