A Young State in an Uncertain World

Since independence, Kazakhstan has benefited considerably from its inclusion in the liberal world order, underwritten by Western — and especially US — leadership. As that order becomes increasingly uncertain, young states like Kazakhstan will have to adjust.

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Nov 30, 2017 · 4 min read
Kazakyeli monument in Astana, Kazakhstan. (Photo by: JTB PHOTO/UIG via Getty Images)

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