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
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.