Document Type


Publication Date

Summer 2014


Political Science


The neomercantilist energy policies of China and Russia contribute to what is largely a competitive relationship among all three great powers in Central Asia. While neomercantilist policies do not negate the possibility of cooperation and the development of norms, rules, and institutions designed to promote collective action, they certainly erect formidable barriers.

Original Publication Information

This article was originally published in Strategic Studies Quarterly, volume 38, issue 4, in Summer 2014.