Central Asia http://publicradiotulsa.org en "The New 'Great Game:' Central Asia in Geopolitics Today" http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/new-great-game-central-asia-geopolitics-today <p>How will U.S. relations with Afghanistan and Pakistan change once NATO forces start withdrawing from Afghanistan in 2014? It's a question (or a pair of questions) that's been widely discussed, and widely debated, of late. But what about, moreover, our relations with the so-called "stans" of Central Asia --- namely, the five republics of the former Soviet Union: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. On this installment of ST, we welcome Dr. Charles E. Ziegler, Professor of Political Science and Distinguished University Scholar at the University of Louisville. Tue, 11 Dec 2012 20:36:56 +0000 Rich Fisher 30858 at http://publicradiotulsa.org "The New 'Great Game:' Central Asia in Geopolitics Today"