Articles by Robert M. Cutler

The Anti-Terrorist Coalition: A “New World Order” Redux?

October 1, 2001 | Just as the post-cold war transition to a new international system seemed to be ending, the terrorist acts of September 11 and the U.S. responses have re-opened the question of Central Asia's strategic orientation and, through that, the structure of the e

Cozying up to Karimov?

October 1, 2001 | For the U.S. to be visibly identified with the Karimov regime is a danger both to U.S. interests in the region and to the progressive evolution of society and politics in Uzbekistan.

What Bin Laden and Global Warming Have in Common

September 1, 2001 | Global warming is an example of an environmental issue that is perhaps not as obviously vital to national interests as terrorism, but which--like terrorism--has the potential to affect the entire world and not just the United States.

Islamic Militancy in Central Asia: What Is To Be Done?

March 1, 2001 | he major part of the ICG report compiles information from the past few years about the activities of militant groups--including, but not limited to, the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU), which has garnered perhaps the greatest publicity of all such gr

Just What Is “GUUAM” Anyway?

February 1, 2001 | If there are any real effects on energy transport from the activities of the GUUAM group, then these will come through practical measures implemented in specific sectors.