ENC Analysis – “Statecraft in the Age of Connectivity: The Case of Kazakhstan’s Diversified Railways Diplomacy”

The European Neighbourhood Council (ENC) released its new analysis entitled “Statecraft in the Age of Connectivity: The Case of Kazakhstan’s Diversified Railways Diplomacy

This ENC Analysis is authored by Dr. Nicola P. Contessi, international affairs specialist with expertise in international transport, global governance, foreign policy and rising powers, and a regional focus on Eurasia, and focuses on the fact that Astana has positioned itself at the center of both the east–west and the north–south intercontinental corridors, alleviating its dilemmas of dependence while expanding both access and transit revenues. It has done so by adopting a diversification strategy in which long-haul rail transport is divvied up into three main components: route planning, logistics hubs, and railway access.

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The full analysis is available in PDF format below.

  Statecraft in the Age of Connectivity: The Case of Kazakhstan’s Diversified Railways Diplomacy