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Iranian and Turkish Moves to Join Shanghai Cooperation Organization Raise Its Profile

Iranian and Turkish Moves to Join Shanghai Cooperation Organization Raise Its Profile

While far from an alliance, the SCO is increasingly utilized for managing Eurasian affairs without traditional Western mechanisms and organizations. Held in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, from September 15 to 16, the 2022 summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Heads of State Council demonstrated that the SCO was continuing to evolve into a viable international political congregation independent from the West. Beginning[Read More…]

by 08/10/2022 Comments are Disabled World
Will the Samarkand Spirit Revive the Word ‘Mutual’ in World Affairs?

Will the Samarkand Spirit Revive the Word ‘Mutual’ in World Affairs?

In mid-September 2022, the nine-member Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) met in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, for its 22nd Meeting of the Council of Heads of State. Because China, India, and Pakistan are members of the SCO, the organization represents about 40 percent of the world’s population; with the addition of Russia, the SCO countries make up 60 percent of the Eurasian territory (the other member states[Read More…]

by 21/09/2022 Comments are Disabled World
Iran’s SCO membership is a big deal

Iran’s SCO membership is a big deal

Like in a Wagnerian music drama, there is an associated melodic theme that accompanies the situations behind the two big regional developments last week — the announcement of the AUKUS, security alliance of three “maritime democracies” on September 15 and Iran’s accession to the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation as full member on September 17.  Both developments broke the glass ceiling. The[Read More…]

by 25/09/2021 Comments are Disabled World