Posts Tagged: Central Asia

Desperate to secure supply routes to Afghanistan, the United States has been spending at least six times more on military aid for the mostly authoritarian states of Central Asia than on efforts to promote political liberalisation and human rights in the region.

A New Cold War?

Politics is much like physics, columnist Conn Hallinan argues: for every reaction there is an equal and opposite reaction. And NATO is generating just such a reaction.
Joint Vision 2020, a Pentagon planning document, concluded that Asia will replace Europe as the key focus of U.S. military strategy in the early 21st century and pointed to China as a potential adversary.
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