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PUBL.: Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, 14 November 2007, Is Online

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PUBL.: Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, 14 November 2007, Is Online

Posted by: Svante Cornell <>

Welcome to the Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, the biweekly journal of
the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute & Silk Road Studies Program Joint
Center. This issue features analytical articles on Afghan-Pakistani
differences; closer Iranian-Armenian cooperation; national branding n
Central Asia and the Caucasus; and the Chinese Prime Minister's visit to
Moscow. In field reports, articles on the unrest in Georgia;
Turkmenistan's warming to the EU; Azerbaijani reactions to events in
Georgia, and Sino-Uzbek relations.

Note: New Publications:

"The August 6 Bombing Incident in Georgia: Implications for the
Euro-Atlantic Region"
By Svante E. Cornell, David J. Smith, and S. Frederick Starr. Download

"The New Silk Roads: Transport and Trade in Greater Central Asia"
Edited By S. Frederick Starr, 510 pages. Download chapters at:

The 14 November issue of the Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst (Volume 9,
no. 22) is now online at The PDF
version of the entire issue is available at:

Full contents:

Analytical Articles

Afghan-Pakistani Differences Remain Despite Recent American Initiatives
Richard Weitz

Iran and Armenia Tighten Ties
Haroutiun Khachatrian

Branding the New Nations of Central Asia and South Caucasus
Erica Marat

Wen Jiabao's Visit to Moscow Fails to Resolve Problems in
Russian-Chinese Economic Relations
Marcin Kaczmarski

Field Reports

Georgia Faces Early Elections Following Political Crisis
Kakha Jibladze

Berdimuhammedov Enters a New Phase of EU-Turkmenistan Relations
Chemen Durdiyeva

Georgian Political Unrest Gets Mixed Reaction in Neighboring Azerbaijan
Fariz Ismailzade

Sino-Uzbek Relations and the Energy Politics of Central Asia
Erkin Ahmadov

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The Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst is a bi-weekly publication of the
Central Asia-Caucasus Institute & Silk Road Studies Program, a Joint
Center affiliated with Johns Hopkins University-SAIS and the Institute
for Security and Development Policy, Stockholm.

The CACI Analyst welcomes submissions of articles and field reports. At
this moment, we are particularly interested in submissions on
development, economics and finance matters in Central Asia and the
Caucasus region, but all inquiries are welcome. Please contact the
Editor, Svante Cornell, at with a short description of
your article idea. Editorial principles are online at

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