Energy Diplomacy in Strategic Calculations of Central Asia



Dr. Zabikhulla Saipov / INSTITUT DE DIPLOMATIE PUBLIQUE

About the author:

Dr. Zabikhulla Saipov


Ph.D. in Political Science from the

University of World Economy and Diplomacy, Tashkent

(2010)

Master of International Affairs from SIPA,

Columbia University,

New York (2003)

Doctor/ PhD Member of the INSTITUT DE DIPLOMATIE PUBLIQUE




Abstract

INSTITUT DE DIPLOMATIE PUBLIQUE

This paper delves on energy profiles and policy patterns of the three major oil and gas producers in Central Asia namely, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan. The author has reflected upon Central Asia's experience in dealing with the major international powers and pointed at the lessons they have learned in dealing with international partners.