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Title Islam, Oil, and Geopolitics : Central Asia after September 11 / edited by Elizabeth Van Wie Davis and Rouben Azizian
Published Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2006
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Contents 1. Islam, oil, and geopolitics in central Asia after September 11 / Rouben Azizian and Elizabeth Van Wie Davis -- 2. Central Asia and the war against terrorism : a view from Russia / Mikhail A. Konarovsky -- 3. The Afghanistan peace process : progress and problems / Najibullah Lafraie -- 4. Islam and ethnic minorities in central Asia : the Uyghurs / Gaye Christoffersen -- 5. Integrating political Islam in central Asia : the Tajik experience / Kamoludin Abdullaev -- 6. Countering religious extremism in central Asia : Hizb-ut-Tahrir and the Islamic movement of Uzbekistan / Alisher Khamidov -- 7. Islam, politics, and security in central Asia / Aleksei Malashenko -- 8. Central Asia's energy resources : Japan's energy interests / Manabu Shimizu -- 9. China's energy interests and quest for energy security / Kang Wu -- 10. Central Asia and Asian Pacific energy requirements / Robert Smith -- 11. Great powers politics in central Asia today : a Chinese assessment / Shi Yinhong -- 12. Russian-Indian relations in central Asia / Sergey Lounev -- 13. Iran, Turkey, and central Asia : the Islamic connection / Shireen Hunter -- 14. Chinese-Russian strategic relations : the central Asian angle / Feng Shaolei -- 15. China and Russia in central Asia : interests and tendencies / Sergei Troush -- 16. Shanghai cooperation organization : challenges, opportunities, and prospects / Pan Guang -- 17. Kazakhstan and confidence-building measures in Asia / Murat Laumulin -- 18. The legacy of Sovietism in central Asia and Mongolia / Orhon Myadar -- 19. The United States, Asian security, and central Asia before and after September 11 / Thomas W. Simons Jr
Summary Once an obscure and little-known region, Central Asia has become an important test of America's ability to consistently promote global liberal change, of Russia's true foreign policy agenda, and of China's readiness to translate economic power into political influence. Terrorism, economics, and politics all converge in this strategic region, with important implications for Asia and the world. A set of international contributors focuses on three important issues that are usually_and unfortunately_analyzed separately: Islamic political issues, energy security, and geopolitical maneuvering. This
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-288) and index
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Subject Energy policy -- Asia, Central.
Geopolitics -- Asia, Central.
Islam and politics -- Asia, Central.
Form Electronic book
Author Abdullaev, K. N. (Kamolidin Nadzhmidinovich)
Azizian, Rouben.
Christoffersen, Gaye
Guang, Pan.
Hunter, Shireen.
Khamidov, Alisher.
Konarovsky, Mikhail A
Lafraie, Najibullah.
Laumulin, Murat
Lounev, Sergey I
Malashenko, Aleksei V
Myadar, Orhon.
Shaolei, Feng
Shimizu, Manabu.
Simons Jr, Thomas W
Smith, Robert.
Troush, Sergei
Davis, Elizabeth Van Wie.
Wie Davis, Elizabeth Van
Wu, Kang.
Yinhong, Shi
ISBN 1461638283 (electronic bk.)
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