Uzbekistan: A regional player in Eurasian geopolitics?

  title={Uzbekistan: A regional player in Eurasian geopolitics?},
  author={Svante E. Cornell},
  journal={European Security},
  pages={115 - 140}
  • S. Cornell
  • Published 1 June 2000
  • Political Science
  • European Security
Recently there has been a trend towards the development of two rival sets of alliances in Eurasia: in effect, one Western‐oriented alignment led by the United States and Turkey, including Israel, Georgia, and Azerbaijan. On the other hand, a group of states resisting American and Turkish influence in the Caucasus and Central Asia is developing, led by Russia and Iran, including Syria and Armenia. One of the most important questions for the development of these alignments is their expansion into… 
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