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Headlines from the Caspian: August 9, 2022

weekly media highlights

Headlines from the Caspian: August 9, 2022

Author: Caspian Policy Center

Date: Aug 9, 2022

Your quick primer on the latest developments in the Caspian this week...


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Headlines from the Caspian: August 2, 2022

weekly media highlights

Headlines from the Caspian: August 2, 2022

Author: Caspian Policy Center

Date: Aug 2, 2022

Your quick primer on the latest developments in the Caspian this week...


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Looking to the Caspian for Today’s and Future Energy Needs

Energy and Economy Program (EEP)

Looking to the Caspian for Today’s and Future Energy Needs

Author: Ambassador (Ret.) Robert F. Cekuta

Date: Jul 27, 2022

A pipeline bringing one billion cubic meters (BCM) a year of natural gas from Azerbaijan to Bulgaria formally opened July 8 with a ceremony...


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Headlines from the Caspian: July 26, 2022

weekly media highlights

Headlines from the Caspian: July 26, 2022

Author: Caspian Policy Center

Date: Jul 26, 2022

Your quick primer on the latest developments in the Caspian this week...


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The European Union-Azerbaijan Natural Gas MOU: Our CPC Senior Fellow Breaks it Down

Energy and Economy Program (EEP)

The European Union-Azerbaijan Natural Gas MOU: Our CPC Senior Fellow Breaks it Down

Author: Ambassador (Ret.) Robert F. Cekuta

Date: Jul 22, 2022

The European Union signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Azerbaijan to increase Azerbaijan’s export of natural gas to Europe...


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Headlines from the Caspian: July 12, 2022

weekly media highlights

Headlines from the Caspian: July 12, 2022

Author: Caspian Policy Center

Date: Jul 12, 2022

Your quick primer on the latest developments in the Caspian this week......


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Former U.S. Ambassador to Kazakhstan Breaks Down Recent Developments in Kazakhstan-Russia Relations

Security and Politics Program (SPP)

Former U.S. Ambassador to Kazakhstan Breaks Down Recent Developments in Kazakhstan-Russia Relations

With recent tension over the Caspian Pipeline Consortium and Kazakhstan’s refusal to recognize...


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Ukraine Crisis:  Central Asia’s Search for New Economic Partners

Energy and Economy Program (EEP)

Ukraine Crisis: Central Asia’s Search for New Economic Partners

Author: Manya Mirzoyan

Date: Jul 7, 2022

The Russian invasion of Ukraine triggered a sweeping wave of Western sanctions that have drastically affected Russia and the five Central Asian...


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China Adopts Aggressive Approach in Central Asia

Security and Politics Program (SPP)

China Adopts Aggressive Approach in Central Asia

Author: Dante Schulz

Date: Jul 6, 2022

On June 7, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi paid an official visit to Central Asia to jumpstart the third meeting of the China+Central...


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Vice President Harris Emphasizes Water Security: Central Asia is a Contender for Partnership

Energy and Economy Program (EEP)

Vice President Harris Emphasizes Water Security: Central Asia is a Contender for Partnership

Author: Dante Schulz

Date: Jul 4, 2022

On June 1, U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris emphasized water security as an essential foreign policy priority...


Caspian Policy Center and Near East South Asia Center Hold Second Caspian Security Conference on the Effects of the Russian Invasion of Ukraine on the Caspian Region

Press Releases

Caspian Policy Center and Near East South Asia Center Hold Second Caspian Security Conference on the Effects of the Russian Invasion of Ukraine on the Caspian Region

Author: Caspian Policy Center

Date: Jul 1, 2022

On June 28-29 – the Caspian Policy Center (CPC) and the Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies (NESA Center) hosted the second Caspian Secu...


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Georgia’s Path to the EU Remains in Question

Security and Politics Program (SPP)

Georgia’s Path to the EU Remains in Question

Author: Elisabeth Reznikov

Date: Jun 29, 2022

On June 23 during a summit in Brussels, EU (European Union) leaders granted Ukraine and Moldova formal candidacy, while encouraging Georgia...


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Headlines from the Caspian: June 28, 2022

weekly media highlights

Headlines from the Caspian: June 28, 2022

Author: Caspian Policy Center

Date: Jun 28, 2022

Your quick primer on the latest developments in the Caspian this week...


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How Over 100 Days of War in Ukraine has Changed the Caspian Region

Security and Politics Program (SPP)

How Over 100 Days of War in Ukraine has Changed the Caspian Region

Author: Daniel Lehmann

Date: Jun 24, 2022

It has been just over four months since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine began, and in that relatively brief period...


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Central Asian Countries Left with the Burden of Keeping Afghanistan’s Lights On

Energy and Economy Program (EEP)

Central Asian Countries Left with the Burden of Keeping Afghanistan’s Lights On

Author: Dante Schulz

Date: Jun 23, 2022

Afghanistan is unable to pay its electricity bill to its northern neighbors and both Tajikistan and Uzbekistan are beginning to feel the pinch....


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Headlines from the Caspian: June 22, 2022

weekly media highlights

Headlines from the Caspian: June 22, 2022

Author: Caspian Policy Center

Date: Jun 22, 2022

Your quick primer on the latest developments in the Caspian this week...


Sourcing Rare Earth Minerals In Central Asia

Policy Briefs

Sourcing Rare Earth Minerals In Central Asia

The availability and sourcing of rare earths are high-profile concerns for governments and corporations in the U.S., western Europe...


Now is The Time to increase U.S. Security Engagement in The Caspian

Policy Briefs, Security and Politics Program (SPP)

Now is The Time to increase U.S. Security Engagement in The Caspian

The time has arrived for the West to make significant and enduring changes to the security and economic arrangements in the South...


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Caspian Policy Center Hosts Discussion with Foreign Policy Advisor to the President of Azerbaijan Hikmet Hajiyev

Articles

Caspian Policy Center Hosts Discussion with Foreign Policy Advisor to the President of Azerbaijan Hikmet Hajiyev

Author: Caspian Policy Center

Date: Jun 10, 2022

On June 7, the Caspian Policy Center hosted a discussion on Azerbaijan’s foreign policy outlook...


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Kazakhstan’s Drone Deal with Turkey Showcases Regional Security Focus

Security and Politics Program (SPP)

Kazakhstan’s Drone Deal with Turkey Showcases Regional Security Focus

Author: Devon Sealander

Date: Jun 8, 2022

Kazakhstan will collaborate with Turkey to manufacture Anka unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Turkish Aerospace Industries (TAI) signed a memorandum of...