Tag: Shanghai Cooperation Organization
Does Europe possess the energy and the humility to look itself in the mirror, and re-position itself diplomatically?
Virtually unknown across the West, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) is the foremost Eurasian political, economic and security alliance. Founded in 2001, it is the world’s largest regional organisation in geographic scope and population, covering three-fifths of the Eurasian continent, 40% of the world population, and more than 20% of global GDP.
With Iran’s full accession to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) complete, Tehran now needs to wrangle big trade deals with its new regional friends to offset US sanctions against its beleaguered economy.
China is more determined to shape the region than many analysts realise, Alastair Crooke writes.