Matthew Oresman is the Director of the China-Eurasia Forum and has published widely on China-Central Asia relations. More detailed recommendations of how the United States can cooperate with China in Central Asia will be published in the May edition of the CEF Monthly, available online at www.chinaeurasia.org.
Now that the Sino-Russian diplomatic season celebrating 55 years of formal relations comes to a close, an opportunity exists to reassess the fundamentals of this dynamic and challenging relationship. After
Since the breakup of the Soviet Union, China has reemerged as a major player in Central Asia. Given China's geographical proximity, security and economic interests, and the needs of the