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Central Asia: Regional Developments and Implications for U.S. Interests

19 September 2012

http://www.loc.gov of 9/19/2012 - A newly updated "Central Asia: Regional Developments and Implications for U.S. Interests" prepared by the Congressional Research Service is available here. The report includes US foreign assistance to Central Asian countries from FY1992 to FY2011, and the FY2012 Request.
According to the report, "U.S. policy toward the Central Asian states has aimed at facilitating their cooperation with U.S. and NATO stabilization efforts in Afghanistan and their efforts to combat terrorism; proliferation; and trafficking in arms, drugs, and persons. Other U.S. objectives have included promoting free markets, democratization, human rights, energy development, and the forging of East-West and Central Asia-South Asia trade links. Such policies aim to help the states become what various U.S. administrations have considered to be responsible members of the international community rather than to degenerate into xenophobic, extremist, and anti-Western regimes that contribute to wider regional conflict and instability." [Read full report]