Daniel Urchick

The United States Must Help Central Asia Help Itself

For all of the United States’ focus on defeating the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), countering Russia, and balancing against a rising China, it has neglected a region critical to all of these issues: Central Asia. Through forced reprioritization and willful neglect, the United States has slowly become a second-rate power in…

The United States Must Help Central Asia Help Itself

For all of the United States’ focus on defeating the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), countering Russia, and balancing against a rising China, it has neglected a region critical to all of these issues: Central Asia. Through forced reprioritization and willful neglect, the United States has slowly become a second-rate power in…