Essays about: "CSTO"

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  1. 1. Meta-Geopolitics of Central Asia : A Comparative Study of the Regional Influence of the European Union and the Shanghai Co-operation Organization

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utvecklingLinköpings universitet/Filosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Hossein Aghaie Joobani; [2013]
    Keywords : Central Asia; Meta-geopolitics; the European Union EU ; China; normative power; the Shanghai Co-operation Organization; Realism; Constructivism; geopolitics; The Great Game; energy security; socialization; Confucianism; balance of power; Eurasia; the Shanghai Spirit; legitimacy; Tajikistan; Uzbekistan; Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Turkmenistan; Iran; Silk Road; geopolitics; John J. Mearsheimer; security dilemma; Xinjiang province; Sunni Muslims; Afghanistan war; 9 11 attacks; Soviet Union; human rights; defensive realism; East Turkestan; The EU Strategy for a New Partnership; China; SCO; CSTO; NATO; CIS.;

    Abstract : Central Asia has been the focal point of intense geopolitical power struggle throughout history. At the dawn of the 21st century, Central Asia has undergone major changes as the European Union and the China-led Shanghai Co-operation Organization have emerged as two normative powers, both seeking to influence the patterns of security governance in the region. READ MORE