Central Asia Quotes by Mikhail Saakashvili, Nick Clegg, Brent Scowcroft, Tommy Franks, Alexei Navalny, David Attenborough and many others.
If Russia shuts off central Asia and the Caspian Sea from Europe, the European allies of the United States will be totally dependent on Russian gas and energy.
Although I am a young leader, I actually came to it strangely quite late. I have a different perspective, partly because of my family, partly because of what I did for ten years: negotiating trade deals, working out in Central Asia doing assistance projects.
Perhaps the most troubling area in the world goes from the Balkans through the Middle East and in Central Asia.
We’re interested in it because it would provide a land bridge up to Uzbekistan, which provides us, among other things, a humanitarian pathway for us to move supplies out of Central Asia and down into Afghanistan.
Since Russia has the largest number of illegal immigrants, second only to the US, and immigrants from Central Asia bring in drugs, I’m calling for a visa requirement for all those wonderful people from Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
I would love to go and see the Himalayan Mountain Kingdoms. There are very few left now. I would loved to have gone to Tibet and Nepal. And there are still parts of central Asia that are utterly unexplored.