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The Eurasia Center’s mission is to enhance transatlantic cooperation in promoting stability, democratic values and prosperity in Eurasia, from Eastern Europe and Turkey in the West to the Caucasus, Russia and Central Asia in the East.


In the News

Sep 8, 2023

Webster for the China-Russia Report: A conversation on Central Asia with Niva Yau

Central Asia China
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken shakes hands with Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev during a meeting in Astana, Kazakhstan, February 28, 2023. Olivier Douliery/Pool via REUTERS

New Atlanticist

Sep 6, 2023

The United States must strengthen its engagement with Central Asia

By Mark Temnycky

As the upcoming US-Central Asian summit approaches, the administration must prioritize its engagement in the region.

Central Asia China


Aug 14, 2023

The United States can’t offset its rivals in Central Asia alone. Turkey can help.

By Ali Mammadov

Turkey is well-positioned to counter US rivals in Central Asia by expanding its influence and diversifying the region's partners.

Central Asia Geopolitics & Energy Security

In the News

Jul 28, 2023

Webster quoted in VOA Chinese on the rise of China’s soft power in Central Asia

Central Asia China

In the News

Jun 27, 2023

Webster in The Interpreter: Mongolia in the middle: China and Russia may split over the allure of renewables

Central Asia China

New Atlanticist

Jun 25, 2023

Putin’s weakness has been revealed. Here’s how Russia’s neighbors are reacting.

By Andrew D’Anieri

After Prigozhin’s mutiny, leaders and elites across Eurasia will now be closely tuned in to Moscow for further signs of weakness.

Central Asia Corruption


Jun 25, 2023

Shaffer quoted in Forbes on EU Gas Deal with Azerbaijan and worries over Russian meddling.

Central Asia Economy & Business

In the News

Jun 8, 2023

Webster in China Observers in Central and Eastern Europe (CHOICE): China Wants the Line D Pipeline. Can Central Asia Deliver?

Central Asia China


Jun 2, 2023

Central Asia’s clean energy opportunity: Hydropower

By Maxwell Zandi

Central Asia has failed to harness its full hydropower capacity. But greater investments into the region can help unlock much of Central Asia's potential.

Central Asia Energy & Environment

New Atlanticist

May 20, 2023

The US can help Central Asia avoid China’s awkward embrace

By John E. Herbst, Andrew D’Anieri

China just wrapped up a summit with Central Asian countries, but the US should not cede the territory. Washington should energize economic and security cooperation.

Central Asia China