The EU’s Incomplete Strategy for Central Asia

In July 2019, the European Union presented in Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan, its long-awaited new strategy toward Central Asia.

The strategy, on paper at least, revises the EU’s policy toward the region and how it cooperates with its organizations.

It sets out how the EU and the countries of Central Asia—Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan,...