Editors of the Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst

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Svante E. Cornell, Editor

svante cornellSvante E. Cornell is the Research Director of the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute & Silk Road Studies Program, and a co-founder of the Institue for Security and Development Policy, Stockholm. His main areas of expertise are security issues, state-building, and transnational crime in Southwest and Central Asia, with a specific focus on the Caucasus and Turkey. He is the Editor of the Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, the Joint Center's bi-weekly publication, and of the Joint Center's Silk Road Papers series of occasional papers.

For a full list of publications, please consult his homepage on the Joint Center's website.

Niklas Nilsson, Associate Editor 

niklas nilsson

Niklas Nilsson is a Research Fellow with the Joint Center, and Coordinates the Network of European Studies at Uppsala University’s Department of Government. He holds a Ph.D. Degree in Government from Uppsala University, as well as an M.A. in Political Science from Lund University and has studied Post-Communist Transitions in Eastern Europe at Budapest University of Economic Sciences and Public Administration. He has also pursued Russian language studies at Stockholm and Uppsala Universities. He has previously served as a guest researcher at the Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies, Tbilisi, and at the Elliott School of the George Washington University. His Ph.D. Dissertation was entitled Beacon of Liberty: Role Conceptions, Crises and Stability in Georgia’s Foreign Policy, 2004-2012.

Dr. Nilsson is Associate Editor of the Central Asia – Caucasus Analyst and conducts research on the Caucasus and the Wider Black Sea Region, with a specific focus on international politics, conflict, and energy security.

For a full list of publications, please consult his homepage on the Joint Center's website.

 




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Joint Center Publications

Silk Road Paper Svante E. Cornell and S. Frederick Starr, Modernization and Regional Cooperation in Central Asia: A New Spring, November 2018.

Book S. Frederick Starr and Svante E. Cornell, ed., Uzbekistan’s New Face, Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2018.

Article Svante E. Cornell, “Turkish-Saudi Rivalry: Behind the Khashoggi Affair,” The American Interest, November 6, 2018.

Article Mamuka Tsereteli, “Landmark Caspian Deal Could Pave Way for Long-Stalled Energy Projects,” World Politics Review, September 2018.

Article Halil Karaveli, “The Myth of Erdoğan’s Power,” Foreign Affairs, August 2018.

Book Halil Karaveli, Why Turkey is Authoritarian, London: Pluto Press, 2018.

Article Svante E. Cornell, “Erbakan, Kısakürek and the Mainstreaming of Extremism in Turkey,” Current Trends in Islamist Ideology, June 2018.

Article S. Frederick Starr and Svante E. Cornell, “Uzbekistan: A New Model for Reform in the Muslim World,” Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, May 12, 2018.

Silk Road Paper Svante E. Cornell, Religion and the Secular State in Kazakhstan, April 2018.

Book S. Frederick Starr and Svante E. Cornell, The Long Game on the Silk Road: US and EU Strategy for Central Asia and the Caucasus, Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2018.

Article Svante E. Cornell, “Central Asia: Where Did Islamic Radicalization Go?,” Religion, Conflict and Stability in the Former Soviet Union, eds Katya Migacheva and Bryan Frederick, Arlington, VA: RAND Corporation, 2018.

 

The Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst is a biweekly publication of the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute & Silk Road Studies Program, a Joint Transatlantic Research and Policy Center affiliated with the American Foreign Policy Council, Washington DC., and the Institute for Security and Development Policy, Stockholm. For 15 years, the Analyst has brought cutting edge analysis of the region geared toward a practitioner audience.

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