Central Asia-Caucasus Institute 2018-2020
Grant Year: 2018
S. Frederick Starr and Svante Cornell will direct the research and publications program of the Central Asia–Caucasus Institute. The institute’s work will include: an assessment of political and economic reform in the region, most importantly in Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, and Azerbaijan; an analysis of the emerging regionalism involving policy coordination and initiatives; and an exploration of how the region is navigating the tensions between secular governance and Islam. The project’s findings will appear in a series of publications and be disseminated through public events and briefings for the policy community.
American Foreign Policy Council International Security & Foreign Policy