«Big Game» with unknown rules: World politics and Central Asia, 2008
monograph analyzes the structure of international relations in
The second part of the book contains detailed study of Russian, American, European, Turkish, Iranian, Pakistani, Saudi, Chinese, Japanese, South Korean and Indian policies in the region. Complex combinations of common and diverging interests and different types of unstable ad hoc coalitions in different periods and on different issues are studied. Special attention is paid to combinations of interests and policies around different routes of resource (mostly, oil and gas) transportation routes.