The Impact of Post-Communist Central Asia’s Internal Dynamics on its External Relations
Keywords:Central Asia, Communist, the Soviet Union, Russia, Internal Dynamics, Foreign Relations
Under the Soviet Union rule, Central Asia was a closed region with no access to the outside world. Both internal and external affairs in the region was directed by the central government in Moscow. When the Central Asian republics became dependence in 1991, the situation changed.Yet, in the new era Central Asia has faced many problems and challenges. This paper aims to explore how Central Asia’s internal dynamics have influenced its external relations? The paper concludes that the region’s external relations have been greatly affected by its internal dynamics.