Alignments and Realignments in Central Asia: The Rationale and Implications of Uzbekistan's Rapprochement with Russia

@article{Fumagalli2007AlignmentsAR,
  title={Alignments and Realignments in Central Asia: The Rationale and Implications of Uzbekistan's Rapprochement with Russia},
  author={M. Fumagalli},
  journal={International Political Science Review},
  year={2007},
  volume={28},
  pages={253 - 271}
}
  • M. Fumagalli
  • Published 2007
  • Economics
  • International Political Science Review
  • The eviction of the USA from the military base at Khanabad-Qarshi and the signing of an alliance treaty between Uzbekistan and Russia in November 2005 marked one of the most dramatic turnarounds in international alliances in the post-cold-war era. This article shows that regime survival is a driving force behind Uzbekistan's realignment. It also argues that a full account of Uzbekistan's turnaround needs to take into consideration systemic factors, namely, an external environment in which… CONTINUE READING
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