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Great games, local rules : the new great power contest in Central Asia

Author: Alexander Cooley
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012.
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Russia, the US, and China all see Central Asia as strategically important and have devoted extensive financial and human resources there. In this book, Alexander Cooley explores the dynamics of the new competition for influence over the region since 9/11.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Cooley, Alexander, 1972-
Great games, local rules.
New York : Oxford University Press, ©2012
(DLC) 2011044188
(OCoLC)760068674
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Cooley
ISBN: 9780199812028 0199812020 9780199950485 0199950482
OCLC Number: 820011162
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 252 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The great power contest in Central Asia --
Local rules: how Central Asian regimes survive --
Washington's Central Asian detour to Afghanistan --
Moscow's quest for a privileged role --
The SCO and Beijing's great leap westward --
Anti-terrorism, democratization and human rights --
Geopolitical competition and political stability: Kyrgyzstan's base bidding war --
The price of access: contracts and corruption --
Chasing the shadow of a region --
The new regional contests of a multipolar world.
Responsibility: Alexander Cooley.
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