Shanghai Cooperation Organization
- Zhou Bo , Honorary Fellow, PLA Academy of Military Science
Dec 19 , 2016If the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) accepted Turkey as a member state, that could serve to improve the NATO-Russian relationship, further promote SCO economic integration, and add strength in counteracting terrorism, separatism and extremism, the primary goals of SCO. Russian suspicions of Turkey, however, pose one of several challenges to the idea.
- Attending his first multilateral summit since becoming president in March, Xi Jinping held a series of important multilateral and bilateral meetings at the G20. Without attracting much attention, Chinese foreign policy has been on a roll since last month’s summit.
- Beijing has been the driving force behind the SCO’s creation and modest success. However, as the organization develops, questions have arisen regarding the security structure and the process of adding new members. How China guides the SCO will have a lasting impact on the organization’s success.
- As it prepares to hold its latest annual summit in New Delhi on March 28-29, the BRICS grouping – Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa – remains a c
- Richard Weitz , Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute
Sep 07 , 2011The political disorders sweeping through North Africa and the Middle East, following last year’s civil strife in Kyrgyzstan, have intensified international concerns about Central Asia’s security at a time when the region has become an increasingly important transit route through which NATO supplies reach the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan.
- Pan Guang ,
Sep 07 , 2011Both China and the United States are playing an increasingly crucial role in Central Asia, where they have common and divergent interests, cooperation and competition. The common interests of China and US in Central Asia can mainly be identified in these areas
- Ten years on and the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) remains a work in progress. It has achieved much in its short life, but its hesitation in resolving
- Last week in Beijing, Chinese officials were feverishly anticipating Wednesday’s tenth annual summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Astana,