The New Silk Road: a Path to Regional Security?

Central Asia is deeply involved in a new initiative, in tandem with the US and other allies, titled “the New Silk Road” – trade and increased energy supply in Central Asia could lead to new partnerships and greater security for the region as a whole.   This Paper examines the potential impact of this crucial project, evaluating the potential and approach of the New Silk Road Initiative compared to similar projects by other regional actors (i.e. China and the Silk Road Economic Belt).

“The New Silk Road: a Path to Regional Security?