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
U.S. Pressure on India Forces New Delhi to Reassess Its Options
India’s balanced approach to the Russia-Ukraine conflict has provoked the ire of Washington.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
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