The Shanghai cooperation organization: quo vadis?
Keywords:Central Asia, geopolitics, regional integration, regionalism, transformation of the SCO
The article discusses the initial role of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in Central Asia and the latest development trends within the, as well as possible scenarios for its transformation in the future. The enlargement of the SCO in 2017 enhanced its geopolitical weight and expanded opportunities for further multilateral cooperation. It has a chance to transform into a Eurasian organization. Nevertheless, these perspectives remain unclear.
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