CogitAsia Podcast: Transnational Security in Central Asia

In this episode, we explore the transnational security threats in Central Asia. CSIS Transnational Threats Project Director Thomas Sanderson joins to discuss the challenges terrorism, militancy (3:59), trafficking, and organized crime (8:40) present for the communities and governments of Central Asia. Sanderson shares his experience from field work in the region, describes the security situation’s impact on Central Asian economies (9:50), U.S. interests in the region (12:39), and analyzes Central Asia’s responses to these threats (17:28).

Hosted by Will Colson. Audio edited by Frances Burkham. Written and produced by Jeffrey Bean.


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