How bald eagle flies on the New Silk Road

GMA 400L - Senior Seminar Research Lab

China's One Belt Road strategy is establishing a new cooperation framework; it allows China to participate and even dominate some countries' economic development. Central Asia, an area that left behind the world -economically and politically, recently became a hot spot of China's new outlook. However, Central Asia has not received enough attention from The US. Central Asia plays a significant role in international energy security, human rights issues and terroristic threats. This thesis addresses China’s influences in Central Asia, what’s the role The US plays this region, and hot the US should react to China's new strategy in Central Asia.