Tag: Kyrgyzstan

Lay Your Cards Down: China’s New Silk Road

Lay Your Cards Down: China’s New Silk Road

The Great Game takes another twist in Central Asia. By Chris Devonshire-Ellis Chinese President Xi Jinping has recently been busy in Central Asia, on a trip that coincided with a meeting in Kyrgyzstan to attend the 13th summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO). While many China...

Central Asia: Trending to 2025

Central Asia: Trending to 2025

Even as Asia has been booming, the Arab world awakened and Africa now rising, Russia's "near abroad" is now on the ropes. The expectations following Independence have been dashed. Here is an account by someone who lives and works that regional trauma. What happens if the current...

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