Journals Higher Education



Published: 05 August 2008

256 Pages

ISBN: 9780199326433

Bookseller Code (01)

Temptations of Tyranny in Central Asia

David Lewis

  • Accessible introduction to the politics of the strategically important, but often overlooked, ex-Soviet states of Central Asia.
  • Demonstrates how countries like Uzbekistan became allies in the 'war on terror' and how these relationships subsequently failed.
  • Shows how Western aid and military might cannot guarantee democracy abroad.

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