January 4, 2011

China Extends Its Footprint in Central Asia

Edward Wong, New York Times

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While China is seizing the spotlight in East and Southeast Asia with its widening economic footprint and muscular diplomacy, it is also quietly making its presence felt on its western flank, once primarily Russia's domain.

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TAGGED: Russia, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Central Asia, China

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