A top Kazakh diplomat on the role of Russia and China.
The Afghan campaign has become a key feature in Caucasian relations with the West. Its end may have significant effects.
Slowly, steadily and quietly, China gathers influence in the heart of Eurasia.
Central Asia's cabal weighs in on terrorism, Syria and sovereignty.
Russia's proposed Eurasian Union is unrealistic and bad for its own interests.
The problem is broader than the Boston bombers, and must be addressed.
Beijing has quietly strengthened its position economically and diplomatically in Central Asia, perhaps the most pivotal geographic zone on the planet. This development has powerful implications for America and the world.
A region that has always defied predictions is becoming more confusing than ever.
The Kazakh ambassador argues that his government is making serious efforts to be open and transparent.
The neocons are wrong. Sanctions and diplomacy—not the threat of force—induce leaders to give up nukes.
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