Does Turkey Intend to Replace the CSTO in Central Asia?

Does Turkey Intend to Replace the CSTO in Central Asia?

Today there are two large military blocs in the world – NATO and the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), which, aside from Russia, Belarus, and Armenia, includes Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Kazakhstan as full members. In addition to the members of the CSTO, it includes observer status nations, and Serbia has been such since 2003. On…

It’s a Distraction to Discuss Why China Didn’t Dispatch Troops to Kazakhstan

It’s a Distraction to Discuss Why China Didn’t Dispatch Troops to Kazakhstan

This angle is meant to imply that Kazakhstan chose Russia over China for reasons that they then imply, whether through their own editorial voice or through the commentators who they quote, might have something to do with a quiet but growing competition between them for influence in Central Asia. A growing number of US-led Western…

CSTO is a True Defender of the Interests that Regional Players Share

CSTO is a True Defender of the Interests that Regional Players Share

The recent developments in Kazakhstan and the role of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) in assisting that country’s authorities in establishing order and security have particularly brought into sharp focus the importance of this regional interstate organization. The CSTO was established in 2002 on the basis of the Collective Security Treaty of May 15,…

The CSTO’s Impending Withdrawal from Kazakhstan Confirms Its Mission’s Success

The CSTO’s Impending Withdrawal from Kazakhstan Confirms Its Mission’s Success

The path forward is clear, and it’s that the military and intelligence services of the CSTO countries will build upon this success in order to more closely coordinate their activities and hopefully prevent any similar such Hybrid War of Terror from happening against any of them ever again. To this end, it would be a…

Kazakhstan’s President Exposed Details of the Terrorist Threat Facing His Nation

Kazakhstan’s President Exposed Details of the Terrorist Threat Facing His Nation

The present piece will analyze some of the most important parts of President Tokayev’s speech in the context of the Hybrid War of Terror on Kazakhstan that prompted the Russian-led CSTO’s limited peacekeeping mission. President Tokyaev addressed his people on Friday in a speech that exposed details of the terrorist threat facing his nation. The…

Debunking 10 Western Infowar Narratives About the CSTO’s Kazakhstani Mission

Debunking 10 Western Infowar Narratives About the CSTO’s Kazakhstani Mission

The Russian-led CSTO’s limited peacekeeping mission in Kazakhstan will predictably trigger an intense US-led Western information warfare campaign, the false narratives of which will preemptively be debunked in this piece The Russian-led Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) authorized a limited peacekeeping mission to Kazakhstan in response to President Tokayev’s request for assistance in quelling the…