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U.S. interests in the Central Asian Republics

Hearing before the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific of the Committee on International Relations, House ... Congress, second session, February 12, 1998

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ISBN 100160565391
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Policy makers have tailored U.S. policy in Central Asia to the varying characteristics of these states. U.S. interests in Kazakhstan have included securing and eliminating Soviet-era nuclear and biological weapons materials and facilities. U.S. energy firms have invested in oil and natural gas. Central Asia: Regional Developments and Implications for U.S. Interests Congressional Research Service Summary U.S. policy toward the Central Asian states has aimed at facilitating their cooperation with U.S. and NATO stabilization efforts in Afghanistan and their efforts to combat terrorism, proliferation,Author: James P. Nichol.

Implications for U.S. Interests SUMMARY After the collapse of the Soviet Union in , the United States recognized the inde-pendence of all the former Central Asian republics and establishe d diplomatic relations with each by mid-March The United States also supported their admission to the Organization on Security and Cooperation in.   Under the faulty concept of Strategic Depth, the army leadership gave martial and logistical support to Mullah Omar, who was the de facto ruler of Afghanistan under the title Amir al-Momineen (Commander of the Faithful). 8 Pakistan’s aspirations to establish trade links with the landlocked Central Asian nations in order to give them access to.

The big question in the late s was whether the newly emerged Caspian and Central Asian republics of Azerbaijan, Kazakstan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan would be able to overcome considerable political and economic barriers to become leading exporters of oil and natural gas in the 21st century. PDF | On Feb 1, , Sean Roberts and others published Saving Democracy Promotion from Short-term U.S. Policy Interests in Central Asia | Find, read and cite all .


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I would like to proceed to the subject of the hearing for today, U.S. interests in the Central Asian Republics. I do have a statement. One hundred years ago, Central Asia was the arena for a great game played by Czarist Russia, Colonial Britain, Napoleon's France, and the Persian and the Ottoman Empires.

U.S. relations with the Central Asian states date back to the early s, shortly after the collapse of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) made these countries independent.

Although the contacts involved economic and military assistance and, in the case of Kazakhstan, increasing trade interests, the overall engagement effort of the. Get this from a library. U.S. interests in the Central Asian Republics: hearing before the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific of the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, second session, Febru [United States.

Congress. House. Committee on International Relations. Central Asia: Regional Developments and Implications for U.S. Interests [Jim Nichol] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. After the collapse of the Soviet Union inthe United States recognized the independence of all the former Central Asian republics.

Chinese Policy Toward Russia and The Central Asian Republics [Burles, Mark] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Chinese Policy Toward Russia and The Central Asian RepublicsCited by:   Even if relations between the U.S. and Central Asian states or Russia are at a post-Soviet low point, common interests such as energy develop­ment, fighting terrorism, and limiting nuclear non.

Central Asia is a region which stretches from the Caspian Sea in the west to China and Mongolia in the east, and from Afghanistan and Iran in the south to Russia in the north. The region consists of the former Soviet republics of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan.

It is also colloquially referred to as "the stans" as the countries generally considered to be Countries: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan. Although Central Asia stands as a region of strategic importance, relations between the United States and the five Central Asian republics are limited in scope.

Why. [T]he absence of a Central Asian lobby, the nature of the many “linkages” between the “Stans” and other nearby Great Powers, and the onset of a “New Cold War” between Russia and the West impede the fostering of greater.

Oil Pipeline Interest behind U.S. Invasion of Afghanistan as Projected in th Congress House Hearing Entitled “U.S. Interests In The Central Asian Republics”Held on Febru The research studies the real U.S. government’s intention behind the invasion of Afghanistan in the name of War on Terrorism.

The report next examines the prospects for Sino-Russian and Sino-Central Asian relations, and how the development of these relations might affect U.S.

interests. China’s relationships with the Central Asia Republics pose fewer potential problems for U.S. interests than does its relationship with Russia. The post-cold war security landscape is changing almost daily. Gone is the monolithic threat from a communist bloc led by the Soviet Union.

In its place are scores of new concerns: the challenge. Russia, the U.S., and China all see Central Asia as strategically important and have devoted extensive financial and human resources there. In Great Games, Local Rules, Alexander Cooley, one of America's leading younger international relations scholars, explores the dynamics of the new competition for influence over the region since 9//5.

Central Asia: Regional Developments and Implications for U.S. Interests Congressional Research Service 1 Most Recent Developments On January 5,Kyrgyz border guards wounded five Uzbeks in the Uzbek enclave of Sokh in. Central Asia: Regional Developments and Implications for U.S.

Interests Congressional Research Service 15 regional leaders that the U nited States backs democrati c Author: James Nichol. The "Southern Tier" Transcaucasian and Central Asian Union Republics -- 8. Conclusions -- Appendix 1.

Union Republic Delegates to the UN General Assembly Included in the Soviet Delegation, -. The five republics of Central Asia (Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan, and Kazakhstan) are endowed with an immense amount of natural resources and are located in the center of Eurasia.

The collapse of the Soviet Union made it possible for these Central Asian states to develop independent relations with the rest of the world. What Central Asia Means to the United States. as the Central Asian republics geared up to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their independence, the foreign ministers of each nation and U.

Projecting U.S. Interests"; (6) "Russia and the Central Asian Republics: After Independence, New Directions?"; (7) "India and Pakistan: Collision or Compromise?"; and (8) "Children at Risk: Abroad and at Home." The activity book contains activities on each subject and five handout mastersheets related to world areas and.

topics. (EH). Central Asia. Introduction Central Asian Republics came into existence in after the disintegration of U.S.S.R. The Central Asia consists of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan with a total population of over million and.

Central Asian Republics, the countries of Kazakhstan Kazakhstan or Kazakstan, officially Republic of Kazakhstan, republic ( est.

pop. 17,), c.1, sq. Mark Burles, Chinese Policy Toward Russia and the Central Asian Republics, MRAF, Zalmay M. Khalilzad,Abram N. Shulsky,Daniel L. Byman,Roger Cliff,David T. Orletsky,David Shlapak, and Ashley J. Tellis, The United States and a Rising China: Strategic and Military Implications.

interests in the region. This book is a valuable asset to students and income of about USDS 1 and the poorest of the five ex-Soviet Central Asian Republics. On Afghanistan, U.S and Tajikistan joined hands to bolster Afghanistan's economic development in the post-Taliban phase.

The US under.Central Asia, central region of Asia, extending from the Caspian Sea in the west to the border of western China in the east. It is bounded on the north by Russia and on the south by Iran, Afghanistan, and China. The region consists of the former Soviet republics of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, and .