Shifting Sands: Chinese Encroachment in Central Asia and Challenges to U.S. Supremacy in the Gulf

by James M. Dorsey China and Russia are as much allies as they are rivals.

What is Eurasianism?

by Graham E. Fuller You might recall the term “Eurasia” from high school geography classes. The term isn’t used much any more in political discussions in the West, but it should be. That is where the most serious geopolitical action… Continue Reading  

Kyrgyzstan Hopes Chinese Investment Can Produce Industrial Breakthrough

by Anna Lelik When China’s top diplomat visited Kyrgyzstan last month, he heard some bold proposals. Why, Foreign Minister Wang Yi was asked by Kyrgyz economic officials during his visit to Bishkek on May 22, did Beijing not consider relocating 40… Continue Reading