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Since 2003, Kazakh forces have trained regularly with NATO forces in annual Steppe Eagle exercises, which focus on peacekeeping capabilities. Image courtesy of Tracy R Myers/US Army Central.

Between the Bear and the Dragon: Kazakhstan at the UN Security Council

Alex Maciag
Newsbrief, 16 February 2017
China, Russia, Defence Policy
Kazakhstan, the newest member of the UN Security Council, faces a difficult test. It must balance relations with its two powerful neighbours – Russia and China – while maintaining sovereignty and also engaging with several partners.

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