While far from an alliance, the SCO is increasingly utilized for managing Eurasian affairs without traditional Western mechanisms and organizations.Continue reading
Will the Samarkand Spirit Revive the Word ‘Mutual’ in World Affairs?
Despite countries that attended the SCO summit not seeing eye to eye on various issues, they have built trust with each other and are interested in cementing diplomatic and economic ties.Continue reading
How Russians Read the Conflict in the Caucasus
The developments in the Caucuses are no less dramatic than in Ukraine. And once again the German and EU hypocrites are up to their necks in it.Continue reading
Ukraine and the Global Economic War: Is This Barbarism or Civilization?
The West’s actions against Russia since the war in Ukraine could signal an emerging new order that shuns the U.S. for weaponizing the dollar and Western control over the global financial system.Continue reading
Hunger Stalks Central Asia as the Ukraine War Unfolds
Rising food prices and financial turbulence have set the alarm bells ringing across the region.Continue reading
What Would a Potential CSTO Intervention in Ukraine Look Like?
While Russia’s original and shifting objectives in Ukraine remain unclear, the Kremlin is increasingly wary of a publicized, drawn-out conflict. A potential intervention by its military alliance, the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), could give Russia a diplomatic victory and an acceptable path to de-escalating its campaign if it can leverage its influence over member states effectively.Continue reading
Central Asia Struggles With the Consequences of Russia’s War
The conflict between Russia and Ukraine has already begun to have a negative economic impact on the five Central Asian republics.Continue reading
How Russia’s Frozen Conflicts Could Warm Up Along Its Sizable Borders
Russia’s ongoing offensive in Ukraine reveals the Kremlin’s increasing willingness to use military force to manipulate conflicts and destabilize Europe’s security order. The lingering presence of the Russian military across the former states of the Soviet Union will only entice the Kremlin further.Continue reading
The War-Profiteering Gangsters Will Kill Us All Unless We Unite Against Them
Western media simplifies the conflict in Ukraine in ways that divide us. But what if instead, we chose to unite against those who profit from all wars throughout the world?Continue reading
Why It’s Time to Take the Russian-Led Military Alliance Seriously
The intervention by the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) in Kazakhstan marks a change for multinational security both regionally and around the world.Continue reading
How Russia Is Building Its Leverage in the Caucasus
Three-country working group to promote restoration and building of transport links through Azerbaijan and Armenia.Continue reading