«The one belt one road» initiative in the focus of the USА interests in Central Asia

  • Ф. Кукеева
  • Д. Дюсебаев
  • Н. Косыганова

Abstract

The article analyzes the evolution in the US strategy regarding the PRC’s «One Belt One Road» initiative.Based on the theory of globalization, comparative and systemic methods, the authors of the articleconsider the evolution of the US position in the evaluation of the PRC’s «One Belt One Road» initiative,both in the assessment of the American expert community and official Washington. China’s announcementin 2013 of its plan to create a New Silk Road from China to Europe has caused mixed reactionsfrom analysts and politicians. Both of them showed concern about the plans of Beijing to implementthe Chinese project «New Silk Road», which is characterized by a multifaceted nature of the tasks. Thegeopolitical and geo-economic characteristics of the Chinese initiative can lead to increased competitionbetween the US and China in the Central Asia region. The beginning of the successful implementationof the Chinese initiative led to a review of the positions of official Washington and the American expertcommunity to the EHIF and the search for common points of coincidence of interests. The article examinesthe factors that contributed to the positive assessment of the initiative and recommendations on theneed to find ways of cooperation with China on the construction of transport corridors in Central Asia.Key words: the USA, the PRC, «One Belt One Road» initiative, Central Asia, transport corridors,geopolitics.
Published
2018-04-18
How to Cite
КУКЕЕВА, Ф.; ДЮСЕБАЕВ, Д.; КОСЫГАНОВА, Н.. «The one belt one road» initiative in the focus of the USА interests in Central Asia. International relations and international law journal, [S.l.], v. 81, n. 1, p. 19-27, apr. 2018. ISSN 1563-0285. Available at: <http://bulletin-ir-law.kaznu.kz/index.php/1-mo/article/view/761>. Date accessed: 23 oct. 2018.