Afghanistan and Regional Security in Central Asia

Afghanistan and Regional Security in Central Asia

Having an important geostrategic position and being an essential link in the development of cooperation between Central and South Asia as well as in regional security issues, Afghanistan has attracted a lot of attention from its regional neighbors. The Central Asian countries, objectively interested in multifaceted cooperation with all their neighbors, see Afghanistan not only…

The United States Is Trying to Reignite Chaos in Central Asia in the Name of Its Expansion

The United States Is Trying to Reignite Chaos in Central Asia in the Name of Its Expansion

In view of recent events on the global scene, the United States has recently increased its expansion efforts in Central Asia (CA). Against the backdrop of weakened influence in the region due to the precipitous withdrawal from Afghanistan last August, Washington is trying in every possible way to strengthen its position in Central Asia, especially…

Why is the US Surveying the Kyrgyz-Tajik Border

Why is the US Surveying the Kyrgyz-Tajik Border

To the United States, Central Asia (CA) not only remains a major rival region with key geopolitical players, who are primarily Russia and China. CA is also a springboard to deploy active operations on the so-called “second front” to divert Beijing and Moscow’s forces from their actions against Taiwan and Ukraine. For years, the United…

The Geopolitical Minefields of a Turkic world

The Geopolitical Minefields of a Turkic world

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has blown new life into Turkey’s vision of a Turkic world that stretches from Anatolia to Xinjiang in north-western China. “Central Asia now resembles the 1990s when there was a huge competition between global and regional powers for influence over the resource-rich region. The shadow of Russia on the region, coupled…

10 Politically Tough Takeaways from the Latest Kyrgyz-Tajik Clashes

10 Politically Tough Takeaways from the Latest Kyrgyz-Tajik Clashes

A calm, objective, and sober reading of the 10 politically tough takeaways from the latest Kyrgyz-Tajik clashes proves that many of the Alt-Media Community’s narratives about the global systemic transition to multipolarity are just wishful thinking, particularly those related to events in what they consider to be Russia’s “sphere of influence”. The Alt-Media Community (AMC)…

‘Samarkand Spirit’ to be Driven by ‘Responsible Powers’ Russia and China

‘Samarkand Spirit’ to be Driven by ‘Responsible Powers’ Russia and China

Amidst serious tremors in the world of geopolitics, it is so fitting that this year’s Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) heads of state summit should have taken place in Samarkand – the ultimate Silk Road crossroads for 2,500 years. When in 329 BC Alexander the Great reached the then Sogdian city of Marakanda, part of the…