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Climate Change in Central Asia: Existential Threat or Chimera?

Tuesday, 14 April 2015, from 5 to 7 PM (reception at 5 p.m., followed by main program at 5:30)

Is Central Asia's climate changing?  If so, how and why?  How much are the changes due to global factors, and how much to human causes? Finally, what are the consequences for the region's future?  Expert speakers will wrestle with these urgent questions at this forthcoming forum. 

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Kazakhstan's Challenging Geopolitical Environment

Tuesday, 31 March 2015, from 5 to 7 PM (reception at 5 p.m., followed by main program at 5:30)

 

Kazakhstan, Central Asia's largest economy, faces daunting geopolitical challenges. How will Kazakhstan address developments in Ukraine, the Eurasia Economic Union, and in Afghanistan? Three experts from Kazakhstan share their thoughts on these and related issues. 

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A Western Strategy for the South Caucasus

Tuesday, 17 March 2015, from 5 to 7 PM
(reception at 5 p.m., followed by main program at 5:30)

Western influence in the Caucasus has been in sharp decline for a decade. Among the three independent states of the Caucasus the feeling of western disengagement runs deep.  

This forum introduced CACI's new publication A WESTERN STRATEGY FOR THE SOUTH CAUCASUS. This Silk Road Paper recounts western missteps in the region, explains why the Caucasus matter, and called for a fresh approach to the region as a whole and the three independent states that comprise it.

 

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Tuesday, 27 January 2015, from 5 to 7 PM 

CACI FORUM

President Putin of Russia frequently claims that Kosovo created a precedent, allowing Russian military intervention in separatist areas of the former Soviet Union, recognition of Abkhazian and South Ossetian independence, and annexation of Crimea.
 
Is Putin justified in this claim? If yes, does this change the way we view the situation today? And if not, what can be done about it?  Our forum will address these questions in the context of the Caucasus, Central Asia, and relevant parts of eastern Europe.
 
This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Transatlantic Relations at Johns Hopkins University-SAIS.

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