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Title Security and internal affairs of Central Asia / James C. Tentas, editor.
Imprint New York : Nova Science Publishers, [2010]
©2010

Series Countries, regional studies, trading blocks, unions, world organizations
Countries, regional studies, trading blocks, unions, world organizations.
Subject Security, International -- Asia, Central.
Internal security -- Asia, Central.
Asia, Central -- Politics and government -- 1991-
Alt Name Tentas, James C.
Description 1 online resource (ix, 159 pages) : illustrations, map.
polychrome rdacc
Note Includes index.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents SECURITY AND INTERNAL AFFAIRS OF CENTRAL ASIA ; SECURITY AND INTERNAL AFFAIRS OF CENTRAL ASIA ; CONTENTS ; PREFACE ; CENTRAL ASIA'S SECURITY: ISSUES AND IMPLICATIONS FOR U.S. INTERESTS ; SUMMARY; INTRODUCTION ; CENTRAL ASIA'S EXTERNAL SECURITY CONTEXT ; Security Problems and Progress; Islamic Extremism and Terrorism ; Terrorist Activities ; Attacks in Uzbekistan; Attacks in Kyrgyzstan ; Incursions into Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan; Civil War in Tajikistan ; Actions of the IMU and IJU in Pakistan and Afghanistan ; Actions of the IMU and IJU in Germany and Elsewhere ; Border Tensions.
Crime and Corruption Economic and Defense Security ; The Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) ; The Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) ; Water Resources ; Energy and Transport ; Nonproliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction ; Illegal Narcotics Production, Use, and Trafficking ; IMPLICATIONS FOR U.S. INTERESTS; Reactions to U.S.-Led Coalition Actions in Iraq ; Designations of Terrorist Organizations ; Military Cooperation ; Closure of Karshi-Khanabad ; Emphasis on Kazakhstan as Strategic Partner ; The Manas Airbase in Kyrgyzstan ; The "Transit Center" Agreement.
The Northern Distribution Network (NDN) to Afghanistan U.S. Security Assistance ; Nonproliferation ; Counter-Narcotics Aid ; Military Assistance ; Conditions on Assistance to Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan ; Safety of U.S. Citizens and Investments; Embassy Security ; Issues for Congress ; Should the United States Play a Prominent Role in Central Asia? ; What Are U.S. Interests in Central Asia? ; What Roles Should Outside Powers Play in the Region? ; How Significant Are Regional Energy Resources to U.S. Interests? ; What U.S. Security Involvement is Appropriate?
Should the United States Try to Foster Democratization? APPENDIX. SELECTED OUTSIDE PLAYERS ; Russia ; Afghanistan ; China ; Iran ; Turkey ; The South Caucasus ; End Notes ; CENTRAL ASIA: REGIONAL DEVELOPMENTS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR U.S. INTERESTS ; SUMMARY ; MOST RECENT DEVELOPMENTS ; HISTORICAL BACKGROUND; OVERVIEW OF U.S. POLICY CONCERNS ; Post-September 11 and Afghanistan ; Support for Operation Iraqi Freedom ; FOSTERING PRO-WESTERN ORIENTATIONS ; Russia's Role ; OBSTACLES TO PEACE AND INDEPENDENCE: REGIONAL TENSIONS AND CONFLICTS ; The 1992-1997 Civil War in Tajikistan.
The Incursions into Kyrgyzstan Attacks in Uzbekistan ; The 2005 Violence in Andijon, Uzbekistan ; The Summer 2009 Suicide Bombings and Attacks in Uzbekistan ; Actions of the IMU and IJU in Pakistan and Afghanistan ; Actions of the IMU and IJU in Germany and Elsewhere ; U.S. Designation of the IMU and IJU as Terrorist Organizations ; DEMOCRATIZATION AND HUMAN RIGHTS ; Recent Developments in Kazakhstan ; Recent Developments in Kyrgyzstan ; Recent Developments in Turkmenistan ; Recent Developments in Uzbekistan ; Human Rights ; SECURITY AND ARMS CONTROL.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781622572168 (electronic bk.)
1622572165 (electronic bk.)
9781617288463
1617288462
OCLC # 839557226
Additional Format Print version: Security and internal affairs of Central Asia. New York : Nova Science Publishers, 2010 9781617288463 (DLC) 2010025446 (OCoLC)643082257


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