What happened in Kazakhstan increasingly looks like a US – Turkish – British – Israeli – led coup d’etat attempt foiled dramatically by their Eurasian adversaries
As America continues to bleat on about human rights in China, it supports and promotes the head-choppers to whom it has granted a franchise, Eamon McKinney writes.
There’s great temptation for Washington to get involved, says Anatol Lieven, whether it be driven by the pro-democracy industry or to cause trouble for Russia and China.
Do the McFauls and Ilveses truly believe that it would be better for Kazakhstan if the Russians and CSTO didn’t help restore order and the state collapsed? There’s a very real danger of at best anarchy and at worst civil war. How would that help anybody?