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The US Economic Interests in Greater Central Asia: The Development Process and the Expected Future

Binqiao Chen, Robert Tian*, Medaille College

Full manuscript: www.kon.org/urc/v10/chen-b.html

Abstract The Greater Central Asia Region (GCAR) has been playing an important role in the trade between the East and West. In this paper, we will discuss the economic relationship between the United States and the GCAR. We will demonstrate the significances of economic connections between the two regions and analyze the economic situation and rationales that the GCAR keeps continuous and stable connection with the United States, in terms of both international and regional trading cooperation. We will also highlight the major strategic economic interests and the current economic policies of the United States. Finally, we will probe the problems that the United States needs to identify and solve.

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