Foreign policy of the United States : Volume 5 / edited by Ernest Simone.

After the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, the U.S. recognised the independence of all the former Central Asian republics, supported their admission into Western organisations, and elicited regional support to counter Iranian influence in the region. Congress was at the forefront in urging the...

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Other Authors: Simone, Ernest
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Hauppauge, N.Y. : Lancaster : Nova Science ; Gazelle [distributor], 2010.
Series:Foreign Policy of the United States Ser.
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Table of Contents:
  • FOREIGN POLICY OF THE UNITED STATES, VOLUME 5; FOREIGN POLICY OF THE UNITED STATES; CONTENTS; PREFACE; CENTRAL ASIA: REGIONAL DEVELOPMENTS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR U.S. INTERESTS ; SUMMARY; MOST RECENT DEVELOPMENTS; HISTORICAL BACKGROUND; OVERVIEW OF U.S. POLICY CONCERNS; Post-September 11 and Afghanistan; Support for Operation Iraqi Freedom; FOSTERING PRO-WESTERN ORIENTATIONS; Russia's Role; OBSTACLES TO PEACE AND INDEPENDENCE: REGIONAL TENSIONS AND CONFLICTS; The 1992-1997 Civil War in Tajikistan; The Incursions into Kyrgyzstan; The 1999 and 2004 Attacks in Uzbekistan.
  • The 2005 Violence in Andijon, UzbekistanActions of the IMU and IJU in 2006-2008; U.S. Designation of the IMU and IJU as Terrorist Organizations; DEMOCRATIZATION AND HUMAN RIGHTS; Recent Developments in Kazakhstan; The 2005 Coup in Kyrgyzstan; Succession in Turkmenistan; Recent Developments in Uzbekistan; Human Rights; SECURITY AND ARMS CONTROL; Closure of the Karshi-Khanabad Airbase; The Manas Airbase; Weapons of Mass Destruction; TRADE AND INVESTMENT; Energy Resources; Kazakhstan; Turkmenistan; U.S. AID OVERVIEW; Congressional Conditions on Kazakh and Uzbek Aid; End Notes.
  • CHILE: POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC CONDITIONS AND U.S. RELATIONSSUMMARY; POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC BACKGROUND; Allende Era; Pinochet Era; Return to Democracy; RECENT POLITICAL AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENTS; 2005 Presidential and Legislative Elections; Loss of Concertación Control over Legislature; 2008 Municipal Elections; 2009 Presidential and Legislative Elections; Education Demonstrations; Mapuche Activism; Human Rights; Energy Challenges; Global Financial Crisis; CHILE-U.S. RELATIONS; U.S. Assistance; Free Trade Agreement; Regional Leadership; Narcotics and Human Trafficking; End Notes.
  • CHINA-U.S. TRADE ISSUESSUMMARY; U.S. TRADE WITH CHINA1; Major U.S. Exports to China; Major U.S. Imports from China; Investment Ties; China's Holdings of U.S. Securities18; U.S. Holdings of Chinese Securities; Bilateral FDI Flows; MAJOR U.S.-CHINA TRADE ISSUES; Health and Safety Concerns Over Certain Imports from China27; China's Poor Regulatory System and Implications; China's Currency Policy37; China and the World Trade Organization; WTO Implementation Issues; Pending U.S. Cases Against China; Resolved U.S. Cases against China; Chinese WTO Cases against the United States.
  • Violations of U.S. Intellectual Property RightsThe U.S. WTO Cases against China on IPR; Applying U.S. Countervailing Laws to China57; China Safeguard Provisions; Textile and Apparel Products65; The U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue; U.S.-CHINA TRADE LEGISLATION IN THE 111TH CONGRESS; End Notes; CONGRESS AND U.S. POLICY ON NORTH KOREAN HUMAN RIGHTS AND REFUGEES: RECENT LEGISLATION AND IMPLEMENTATION ; SUMMARY; INTRODUCTION; THE ROLE OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN U.S. POLICY TOWARD NORTH KOREA UNDER THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION; THE NORTH KOREAN HUMAN RIGHTS ACT OF 2004.