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Border Dynamics in Eurasia: Sino-Soviet Border Disputes and the Aftermath

Akihiro Iwashita


The word 'Eurasia' conjures images of a grand chessboard where great powers compete. The region, however, has its own autonomous dynamic. Since the late 1990s, Sino-Russian relations have progressed and found a new stability and development, which results from a border dynamic that spreads to frontiers throughout the region.

As a contemporary witness of the Eurasian border phenomenon, Dr. Akihiro Iwashita features why and how most Eurasian border areas suddenly shifted from international conflict to cooperation. He also explains the reasons behind the Sino-Central Asian disputes, and suggests mechanisms for resolving territorial disputes.

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Print ISSN: 0886-5655
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