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Central Asia Meets the Middle East by David Menashri download in pdf, ePub, iPad

The body of this work consists of nine separate essays by authors who, for the most part, have their academic base in the history and politics of Turkey and Iran. Shireen Hunter discusses current relations between Iran and the countries of Transcaucasia against a useful background of that area's turbulent history.

The body of

This may be due to the fact that it is the only essay that is not massively footnoted, a record footnotes in one case. Turkey and Iran relating to each other in the context of their evolving ambitions with regard to the newly available states of Central Asia.

Shireen Hunter discusses current

The other contributors do not have the luxury of the relative certainties of long-term history. Here, as in most of the essays, Russia looms larger and more consequential than subsequent events have rendered it. Turkey and Russia Contend for Eurasia.