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Turkey Expanding Multinational Turkic Council to Counteract CSTO, SCO in ‘Eurasian Continent’
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Turkey Expanding Multinational Turkic Council to Counteract CSTO, SCO in ‘Eurasian Continent’
June 29, 2021

The Turkic Council was set up in 2009 with Turkey as its prime mover, five years after the nation hosted the NATO summit in Istanbul that recorded the largest-ever expansion of the military bloc.

China Joins Afghanistan, Pakistan, Tajikistan in Security Alliance
October 25, 2018

The conflict in Afghanistan has lasted too long. The US has tried and failed. It’s time for it to leave and let others solve this urgent international problem.

China Joins Afghanistan, Pakistan, Tajikistan in Security Alliance
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Azerbaijan Mulls Cooperation with CSTO
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Azerbaijan Mulls Cooperation with CSTO
August 28, 2018

Baku sees the advantage in preserving as much wiggle room as it can, and this policy is quite understandable.

CSTO Goes Through Reform to Reflect Its Growing International Clout
August 25, 2018

The fact that the CSTO finds it expedient to introduce changes to its structure confirms the trend to expansion which comes along with growing clout.

CSTO Goes Through Reform to Reflect Its Growing International Clout
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ISIS in Afghanistan: Central Asia Faces Risk of Spillover
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ISIS in Afghanistan: Central Asia Faces Risk of Spillover
July 26, 2018

While public attention around the world has been riveted on the events in Syria, ISIS in Afghanistan has grown stronger

CSTO Sets Up Peacekeeping Force
February 11, 2018

The fact that the United Nations has asked the CSTO to create a peacekeeping force shows that the organization is viewed as an important tool for peacebuilding. Its global clout has grown immensely.

CSTO Sets Up Peacekeeping Force
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Russia, Central Asia Prepare to Fend Off Security Threats Together
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Russia, Central Asia Prepare to Fend Off Security Threats Together
October 5, 2017

Russia remains the leading partner of Central Asian countries in the sphere of security and defense amid persistent instability in Afghanistan, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in an article published on October 4 in Rossiyskaya Gazeta daily. The article titled “Russia and Central Asia: a Partnership Tested by Time” is devoted to the 25th anniversary since the Russian Federation and the countries of Central Asia established diplomatic relations.

Afghanistan: Militants Posing Imminent Threat to Central Asia (II)
June 7, 2015

…The situation is an imminent threat to Russia with its many centuries-long history of living together with Central Asian nations. Unlike the US or the EU, Central Asia is close to Russian borders, and there is a plethora of common interests to unite Moscow with the states of the region. Unlike the West, Russia never imposed its vision of democracy and human rights protection. Common security concerns have produced the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), an organization with teeth serving as an instrument to safeguard peace and stability in Central Asia…

Afghanistan: Militants Posing Imminent Threat to Central Asia (II)
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