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Title Central Asian security : the new international context / Roy Allison and Lena Jonson, editors.
Imprint London : Royal Institute of International Affairs ; Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2001.

Subject National security -- Asia, Central.
Asia, Central -- Foreign relations -- 1991-
Asia, Central -- Strategic aspects.
Alt Name Allison, Roy.
Jonson, Lena, 1948-
Utrikespolitiska institutet (Sweden)
Royal Institute of International Affairs.
Description 1 online resource (xv, 279 pages)
Note "In association with the Swedish Institute of International Affairs."
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Central Asian security : internal and external dynamics / Lena Jonson and Roy Allison -- Central Asia : common legacies and conflicts / Martha Brill Olcott -- Islam in Central Asia / Alexei Malashenko -- Water in Central Asia : regional cooperation or conflict? / Stuart Horsman -- Russia and Central Asia / Lena Jonson -- The United States and Central Asia / Stephen blank -- China and Central Asia / Guangcheng Xing -- Relations to the south : Iran and Afghanistan / Edmund Herzig -- Turkey and Central Asia / Gareth M. Winrow -- Structures and frameworks for security policy cooperation in Central Asia / Roy Allison -- Conclusion : Central Asian security in the regional and international context / Roy Allison.
Note Print version record.
Summary "The authors in this study assess internal security policy problems and examine the security content of evolving relations between the Central Asian states and regional and international powers - specifically the stakes, interests, and policies of Russia, China, Iran, Turkey, and the United States. While new possibilities for regional security cooperation in Central Asia can be explored, there remains a danger of destabilizing rivalry, which would fracture the region and hamper economic development. These dilemmas are examined by a team of specialists from Western Europe, the United States, Russia, and China."--BOOK JACKET. Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
ISBN 0815798539 (electronic bk.)
9780815798538 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 53482632
Additional Format Print version: Central Asian security. London : Royal Institute of International Affairs ; Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2001 0815701055 (DLC) 2001000360 (OCoLC)45804616

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