Central Asia and the South Caucasus awakens & What is to be done? 2 of 2. Gregory Copley, Defense & Foreign Affairs.
Photo: Ships of Imperial Russian Navy’s Aral Flotilla in the 1850s
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- Created: drawn between 1847 and 1865; English edition of the book published in 1865
Tuesday 3 December 2019 / Hour 1, Block D: Afghanistan is critical, for rail links to the world at large, if trump can negotiate a peace in Afghanistan, can stabilize it and open the entire region such that Moscow and Beijing cannot dominate it. Further, links through Azerbaijan to Turkey and Europe. The issue of Iran will be a problem for years, but ultimately the Central Asian states will be able to send goods south through Iran. Also, from Zahedan into Afghanistan. American-Uzbekistan Chamber of Commerce, meeting in Washington: Visa, Intl Harvester, Caterpillar, and other large firms were present. Turkmenistan and Kyrgyzstan were also present. Beijing already dominates some of the old khanates in Central Asia. Uyghurs.