What does Kazakhstan’s new military doctrine reveal about relations with Russia?
- Written by Deirdre Tynan*
BISHKEK (TCA) — Although a close political and economic ally of Russia, Kazakhstan remains cautious about Moscow’s growing influence and expansionist ambitions. This made Astana adopt a new military doctrine which reflects the new challenges the Central Asian country may potentially face. We are republishing this article by Deirdre Tynan* on the issue, originally published by EurasiaNet.org: