Assess China’s growing economic and military influence in Central Asia. How will India react to continued Chinese expansion into Central Asia?
Evaluate the political, economic, and military impact of the demise of the Soviet Union in Eurasia. How has Russia re-emerged as a major player in Eurasia?
Discuss the role Turkey plays and can play in the Caucasus. What are some positive aspects of Turkey’s Caucasus policies?
Discuss the political, economic, and military role of the U.S. in Eurasia. Why is Eurasia geo-strategically important to the U.S., and what should U.S. strategy be in the Eurasian heartland in the 21st century?
Discuss what the “New Great Game” is and what nations are playing this game. What are the stakes in this game and do you believe a major war could break out in the Eurasian heartland in the 21st century?
Assignment Content Assignment: Write a letter to your U.S. Representative or U.S. Senator We have a Republic…if we can keep it. What concerns you? It is essential, in a legitimate government, for the voice of the people to be heard and heeded. Otherwise, our Republic...