Afghan Endspiel and Regional Security

228
DOI: 10.20542/0131-2227-2012-11-16-23

D. Malysheva, Institute of World Economy and International Relations, Russian Academy of Sciences (IMEMO RAN), 23, Profsoyuznaya Str., Moscow, 117997, Russian Federation (dsheva@mail.ru).

Abstract. The article is devoted to the military operation in Afghanistan ending up in 2014, to the upcoming withdrawal of the main U.S. military contingents and the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) from this country, and to the new situation in South and Central Asia emerging in this regard. The author pays special attention to the evolution of the U.S. strategy in Afghanistan, including such important elements as the "New Silk Road" concept and the "Trans-Afghan Pipeline" (TAPI) geopolitical project, as well as to the stance of the leading regional powers (Russia, China, Pakistan, India) on the Afghanistan conflict regulation and security arrangements draft for regional development.

Keywords: Endspiel, U.S. strategy, TAPI power project, regional security


Registered in System SCIENCE INDEX

For citation:
Malysheva D. Afghan Endspiel and Regional Security. World Eonomy and International Relations, 2012, No 11, pp. 16-23. https://doi.org/10.20542/0131-2227-2012-11-16-23



Comments (0)

No comments

Add comment







Indexed

 

 

 

 

Current Issue
2022, vol. 66, No. 11
Topical Themes of the Issue:
  • Developing Countries in the New Equation of the Post-Crisis World Order 
  • U.S. Public Diplomacy as a Tool for “Political Warfare” 
  • Central Europe: Possible Scenarios
  • The Collapse of the Global Consumption Model: in Search of Sustainability
  • Future Wars in Light of the Past Experience
Submit an Article
NEW SECTION

In response to the challenges of our time the Editorial board continues to open new thematic rubrics:

“World Energy Sector after Pandemic”. We plan to publish articles presenting in-depth analysis of influence of Pandemic on the global energy sector and forecasts of further developments in its various branches.