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Synopsis for JW3 Himalaya Course 9th Dec

The New Great Game (or The New Cold War)


  • The Old Great Game now writ large as The New Great Game

  • Borders: geographic, political, and cultural

  • Minor Players

  • Major Players

  • Factors in The New Great Game

  • India and China: The big regional two

  • Pakistan and the Taliban

  • Outside major players: USA and Russia

  • Outside medium sized players: Iran and Turkey

  • What is coming?


One new reference

The New Great Game : Chinese Views on Central Asia

NB This book is now 15 years old and is therefore somewhat dated as events are changing almost weekly.


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