Dr. Dan Burghart, National Intelligence University
Dr. Marlene Laruelle, The George Washington University
Dr. Roger Kangas, National Defense University
Dr. Laura Adams, USAID
Stacie Giles, Virginia Commonwealth University
Gawdat Bahgat, National Defense University
Mr. Robert Timm, Naval War College
This collection provides a broad analysis of social, political, economic, and security issues in contemporary Central Asia. In particular, the contributors highlight the differences and similarities among the region’s states in how they have consolidated statehood since the collapse of the Soviet Union.