Member Publications


Member Articles

“Factoring the Foreign Policy Goals of the Central Asian States,” by Marlene Laruelle, in David Denoon, ed., China, the United States and the Future of Central Asia (New York: New York University Press, 2015), 75-98.

“Is Kazakhstan’s ‘dialogue of civilizations’ all about image, or doing some real good?” by Marlene Laruelle, Monkey Cage Blog, Washington Post, June 27, 2015.

“The Power of Soft Power in Kazakhstan,” by Marlene Laruelle, Monkey Cage Blog,Washington Post, May 1, 2015.

“Mastering a Façade democracy: Elections in Uzbekistan,” by Marlene Laruelle, EUCAM Commentary No. 27, April 2015.

Reviewing the EUs approach to Central Asia,” by Jos Boonstra,  EUCAM Policy Brief, No. 34, February 2015.

Asia’s Potemkin Democracies,” by Jos Boonstra, Transformations Index BTI 2014, February 10, 2014.

Negotiating Social Activism. National Minorities Associations in Kazakhstan, or the Other Face of ‘Civil Society’,” by  Marlene Laruelle, in Charles E. Ziegler, ed., Civil Society and Politics in Central Asia (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2015), 111-133.

Patronal Politics: Eurasian Regime Dynamics in Comparative Perspective by Henry E. Hale, (NY: Cambridge University Press, 2015).

“Central Asia’s Dilemma and the Paradoxical Lessons of the Ukrainian Crisis,” by Marlene Laruelle, Russian Analytical Digest, No. 158, December 2014.

Introduction: Illicit drugs in Central Asia,” by Alisher Latypov

Illicit drugs in Central Asia: What we know, what we don’t know, and what we need to know,” by Alisher Latypov, Jean-Paul Grund, Nabila El-Bassel, Lucy Platt, and Heino Stöver

Drug scene, drug use and drug-related health consequences and responses in Kulob and Khorog, Tajikistan,” by Alisher Latypov, David Otiashvili, and William Zule.

Two Decades of Development in Post-Soviet States: Successes and Failures, Colectia Academica, 232, (Iasi, Institutul European, 2014).

Russia and Central Asia,” by Marlene Laruelle, EUCAM Policy Brief, No. 17 (September 2014).

Discussing human rights with Central Asia is not enough,” Jos Boonstra and Tika Tsertsvadze (eds.),  EUCAM Watch, No. 16 (July 2014).

How does Central Asia view the EU?” Sebastien Peyrouse (ed.), EUCAM Working Paper, No. 18 (June 2014).

Fast Forwarding the Brezhnev Years: Osh in Flames” by Eric McGlinchey Russian History 41, No. 3 (July 21, 2014): 373-91.

The Impact of the 2014 ISAF Forces’ Withdrawal from Afghanistan on the Central Asian Region” by Jos Boonstra, Marlene Laruelle and Sebastien Peyrouse, EUCAM Report, No. 16, 2014

Is the EU downscaling political engagement in Central Asia?” by Jos Boonstra, EUCAM Commentary, No. 23, February 2014.

Civilizations Reframed: Towards a Theoretical Upgrade for a Stalled Paradigm.” by Henry Hale Journal of Civilization Studies. Vol.1, No.1. Jan. 2014. Pp. 21-39.

Putin’s Uneasy Return and Hybrid Regime Stability The 2012 Russian Election Studies Survey.” by Henry Hale and Timothy Colton, Problems of Post-Communism. Vol. 61, No. 2. Mar.-Apr. 2014. Pp. 3-22.

China’s Wild West: A Cautionary Tale of Ethnic Conflict and Development” by Dr. Sean R. Roberts and Kilic Bugra Kanat, The Diplomat, July 15, 2013.

Breaking worse: The emergence of krokodil and excessive injuries among people who inject drugs in Eurasia.” by Grund, J-P.C., Latypov, A., Harris, M. The International Journal of Drug Policy, 2013.

Regime Change Cascades: What We Have Learned from the 1848 Revolutions to the 2011 Arab Uprisings,” by Henry E. Hale, Annual Review of Political Science, v. 16, June 2013 pp. 331-53 (copy also available upon request from the author).

City of Felt and Concrete: Negotiating the Cultural Hybridity in Mongolia’s Capital of Ulannbaatar” by Alexander C. Diener and Joshua Hagen, Nationalities Papers: The Journal of Nationalism and Ethnicity, March 2013.

The opium war at the ‘roof of the world’: the ‘elimination’ of addiction in Soviet Badakhshan” by Alisher Latypov, Central Asian Survey, Volume 32, Issue 1, 2013.

Prohibition, stigma and violence against men who have sex with men: effects on HIV in Central Asia” by Alisher Latypov, Central Asian Survey, Volume 32, Issue 1, 2013.

Beyond Swat: History, Society, and Economy Along the Afghanistan-Pakistan Frontier” edited by Magnus Marsden and Benjamin D. Hopkins, Columbia University Press, March 26, 2013.

“Discovering Peacekeeping As A New Mission: Mongolia,” by Mendee Jargalsaikhan and Thomas Brunea in Thomas Bruneau and Florina Cristiana Matei (eds) The Routledge Handbook of Civil-Militarty Relations (London: Routledge, 2013): 204-218.

“Consolidating Democracy: The Reform of Mongolian Intelligence,” by Mendee Jargalsaikhan and Adiya Tuvshintugs,  International Journal of Intelligence and Counter Intelligence, 26, No. 2 (2013): 241-259.

EU-US cooperation in Central Asia: Parallel Lines Meet in Infinity?” by Jos Boonstra, Marlene Laruelle. EUCAM Policy Brief, No. 31, July 2013.

HIV epidemics in the European region: Vulnerability and response.” by Platt, L., Jolley, E., Hope, V., Latypov, A., Hickson, F., Reynolds, L., Rhodes, T. World Bank, Washington, DC  (2013).

Central Asia 2030…” EUCAM Watch No. 15, March 2013.

Security Sector Reform in Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan: What Role for Europe?” by  Jos Boonstra, Erica Marat and Vera Axyonova, EUCAM Working Paper No. 14, May 2013.

Afghanistan 2014: Ripe for Revolution?” by Henry E.Hale, PONARS Eurasia Policy Memo No. 249, April 2013.

КАСПИЙСКИЙ РЕГИОН: АКТУАЛЬНЫЕ ПРОБЛЕМЫ РАЗВИТИЯ (ЭКСПЕРТНЫЙ ВЗГЛЯД) Авторский коллектив: Б.Р. Сырлыбаева, Л.А. Тимофеенко, Р.С. Серик,  Д.Ш. Мухамеджанова. 2013.

The Afghanistan-Central Asia relationship: What role for the EU?” by Marlene Laruelle, Sebastien Peyrouse and Vera Axyonova, EUCAM Working Paper No. 13, February 2013.

The EU’s humanitarian aid and civil protection policy in Central Asia: Past crises and emergencies to come” by Bruno De Cordier, EUCAM Policy Brief No. 29, January 2013.

“Iran, Russia and Tajikistan’s civil war,” by Muriel Atkin in Iranian-Russian Encounters. Empires and Revolutions Since 1800, ed. S. Cronin (London: Routledge, 2012), Ch.14.

“Discussing Neopatrimonialism and Patronal Presidentialism in the Central Asian Context,” by Marlene Laruelle in Demokratizatsiya: The Journal of Post-Soviet Democratization, 20, No. 4 (2012): 301-324.

Economic Trends as an Identity Marker? The Pamiri Trade Niche with China and Afghanistan,” by Sebastien Peyrouse, Problems of Post-Communism, 59, No. 4 (2012): 3-14.

Regional Organizations in Central Asia: Patterns of Interaction, Dilemmas of Efficiency,” by Marlene Laruelle and Sebastien Peyrouse, University of Central Asia’s Institute of Public Policy and Administration Working Paper No. 10, 2012.

“Pipes, Roads and Rivers: Different Faces of Eurasia’s Central Asia,” by Shairbek Juraev, Caucasus International, Vol. 2, No.3, Autumn 2012.

Thinking Security, Doing Development? The Security-Development nexus in European Policies Towards Tajikistan” by Jos Boonstra, Natalia Shapovalova, EUCAM Working paperNo. 12, December 2012.

France and Central Asia by Sebastien Peyrouse, EUCAM National Series Policy Brief, November 2012.

United Arab Emirates As Alternative Trade And Investment Partners In Central Asia,” by Sebastien Peyrouse. Central Asia Economic Papers No. 5, November 2012.

Water in Central Asian Agriculture: No time to waste,” by Marlene Laruelle. EUCAM Watch No. 13, November 2012.

HIV among people who inject drugs in Central and Eastern Europe and Central Asia: a systematic review with implications for policy” by Emma Jolley, Tim Rhodes, Lucy Platt, Vivian Hope, Alisher Latypov, Martin Donoghoe, and David Wilson in BMJ Open, October 2012.

“Central Asia Grows Wobbly,” by Eric McClinchey, Current History, October 2012.

OSCE Police Reform Programmes in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan: Past Constraints and Future Opportunities” by Erica Marat, EUCAM Policy Brief No. 27, October 2012.

“The EU Needs a New Values-Based Realism for its Central Asia Strategy” by Neil Melvin,EUCAM Policy Brief No. 28, October 2012

Iran’s Regional Quagmire,” by Marlene Laruelle. FRIDE Policy Brie, No. 135, September 2012.

Drug-trafficking in Central Asia: a poorly considered fight?,” by Sebastien Peyrouse. PONARS Policy Memo No. 218, September 2012.

Europe’s involvement in East Asian Security: how to engage China,” by Sebastien Peyrouse. Agora Asia-Europe FRIDE Policy Brief No. 12, September 2012.

Factoring the Regional Impact of Uzbekistan’s Withdrawal from the CSTO,” by Marlene Laruelle. Wider Europe, August 24, 2012.

Battle on Top of the World: Rising Tensions in Tajikistan’s Pamir Region,” by Sebastien Peyrouse. Wider Europe, August 2012.

Mongolia’s Quest for Third Neighbours. Why the European Union? by Jargalsaikhan Mendee. EUCAM Policy Brief No. 25; July 2012.

Central Asia’s Long-Term Questions Remain Unanswered after the Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit,” by Sebastien Peyrouse.Wider Europe, July 2012.

Israel and Central Asia: Opportunities and Limits forPartnership in a Post-Arab Spring World” by Marlene Laruelle. Wider Europe, July 2012.

“What does Central Asia’s ‘no-show’ at the NATO Chicago Summit Mean?,”by Marlene Laruelle. Wider Europe, June 8, 2012.

“Russia ‘is a Delicate Matter’? The View from Central Asia of Putin’s Commitment to the Region” by Marlene Laruelle, Wider Europe,  May 2012.

“Security and Development in Central Asia. The EU Compared to China and Russia” by Sebastien Peyrouse, Jos Boonstra, and Marlene Laruelle, EUCAM Working Paper No. 11, May 2012.

“The Impact of the European Debt Crisis on the Partnership with Central Asia,” by Sebastien Peyrouse. Wider Europe, May 30, 2012.

“The Iranian Nuclear Crisis as Seen from Central Asia” by Sebastien Peyrouse, Wider Europe, April 2012.

When the ‘Near Abroad’ Looks at Russia: the Eurasian Union Project as Seen from the Southern Republics,” by Marlene Laruelle, Russian Analytical Digest, No. 112, April 20, 2012, pp. 8-11.

“Imaginary Terrorism? The Global War on Terror and the Narrative of Uyghur Terrorist Threat” by Sean Roberts, PONARS Working Paper, March 2012.

Roadblocks on the New Silk Road,” by Alexander Cooley, EUCAM Watch No. 11 February 2012.

Russia’s Perceptions and Strategies in Afghanistan and their Consequences for NATO,” by Marlene Laruelle, NATO Research Paper, No. 69, November 2011.

“Tajikistan’s New Trade. Cross-Border Commerce and the China-Afghanistan Link” by Sebastien Peyrouse, PONARS Eurasia Policy Memo, No. 169, September 2011.

Involving Central Asia in Afghanistan’s future – what can Europe do?,” by Marlene Laruelle, EUCAM Policy Brief, No. 20, August 2011.

Security and Islam in Asia: Lessons from China’s Uyghur Minority,” by Sebastien Peyrouse, FRIDE Policy Brief, No. 87, July 2011.

Why the EU needs to engage Russia on Asian Security,” by Marlene Laruelle, FRIDE Policy Brief, No. 82, June 2011.

The Kyrgyz Crisis and the Political Logic of Central Asia’s Weak Security Organizations,” by Alexander Cooley PONARS Eurasia Policy Memo No. 140, May 2011.

A More Proactive U.S. Approach to the Georgia Conflicts,” by Cory Welt and Samuel Charap, Center for American Progress, February 2011.

Kazakhstan and the United States: Twenty Years of Ambiguous Partnership.” Atlantic Council Issue Brief, 2011.

Human Security in Central Asia. Can the EU help out?,” by Sebastien Peyrouse, EUCAM Policy Brief, No. 21, 2011.

How to Resolve the Georgia Conflict” by Cory Welt, Working Paper, Harriman Institute, Columbia University, March 2010.

“What’s Ethnicity Got To Do With It? Healing the Wounds of Uzbek-Kyrgyz Violence in the Ferghana Valley,” by Eric McGlinchey, Kyrgyzstan:Recovery and Reformation, Policy Perspectives, PONARS Policy Memo, No.106, August 2009.

Labor Migration in Central Asia: Implications of the Global Economic Crisis, by Erica Marat, Silk Road Papers, Johns Hopkins University and Institute for Security and Development Policy, Washington DC and Stockholm, 2009.

Saving Democracy Promotion from Short-Term Foreign Policy Interests in Central Asia,  A Century Foundation Report. New York, New York, 2009.

“Country Review: Kyrgyzstan,” by Erica Marat, Nations in Transit, for 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 volumes, Freedom House.

The Tulip Revolution: Kyrgyzstan A Year After, by Erica Marat, Jamestown Foundation & Brookings Institute, 2006.

Member Books

Patronal Politics, Eurasian Regime Dynamics in Comparative Perspective
By Henry Hale (Cambridge University Press, October 2014)

Globalizing Central Asia: Geopolitics and the Challenges of Economic Development
By Marlene Laruelle and Sebastien Peyrouse (M.E. Sharpe, 2013)

Fragments of the Afghan Frontier 
By Benjamin Hopkins and Magnus Marsden (Hurst & Co., 2012)

The ‘Chinese Question’ in Central Asia: Domestic Order, Social Change, and the Chinese Factor
By Marlene Laruelle and Sebastien Peyrouse (Columbia University Press and Hurst, 2012)

Chaos, Violence, Dynasty: Politics and Islam in Central Asia
By Eric McGlinchey (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2011)

Turkmenistan: Strategies of Power, Dilemmas of Development
By Sebastien Peyrouse (M.E. Sharpe, Inc. 2011)

Mapping Central Asia: Indian Perceptions and Strategies
Edited by Marlene Laruelle and Sebastien Peyrouse (Ashgate, 2011)

China and India in Central Asia: A New Great Game?
Edited by Marlene Laruelle, Jean-François Huchet, Sebastien Peyrouse, and Bayram Balci (Palgrave Macmillian, 2010)

Contracting States: Sovereign Transfers in International Relations
by Alexander Cooley and Hendrik Spruyt (Princeton University Press, 2009)

Russian Nationalism and the National Reassertion of Russia
Edited by Marlene Laruelle (Routledge, 2009)

Russian Eurasianism: An Ideology of Empire
By Marlene Laruelle (John Hopkins University Press, 2008)

The Making of Modern Afghanistan
By Benjamin Hopkins (Palgrave, 2008)

Base Politics: Democratic Change and the U.S. Military Overseas
By Alexander Cooley (Cornell University Press, 2008)

Why Not Parties in Russia? Democracy, Federalism, and the State
By Henry E. Hale (Cambridge University Press, 2006)

Logics of Hierarchy: The Organization of Empires, States, and Military Occupations
By Alexander Cooley (Cornell University Press, 2006)