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The Stans in Detail

  • Michael Backman

Abstract

Fifteen years ago, Kazakhstan barely mattered. But then it was discovered just how much oil the country has. It hasn’t looked back. Few people know much about it; however, Chinese government strategists in Beijing are not among them.

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Foreign Investor Television Station Parliamentary Election Inside Knowledge Central Asian Republic 
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Notes

  1. 3.
    Kleveman, L., The New Great Game: Blood and Oil in Central Asia, Atlantic Books, 2003, p. 85.Google Scholar
  2. 25.
    Stroehlein, A., “The West is far too kind to Uzbekistan’s tyrant,” International Herald Tribune, March 16, 2004,Google Scholar

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© Michael Backman 2005

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