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Tatiana Gélvez Rubio

Paula Prieto Ararat



La región de Asia Central que comprende Kazajistán, Uzbekistán, Turkmenistán, Tayikistán y Kirguistán resulta un área geoestratégica de interés para grandes potencias. Rusia provee cooperación en seguridad con la idea de garantizar la estabilidad regional; China por su parte, promueve sus relaciones basadas en comercio e inversión. Bajo el paradigma neorrealista, el presente artículo identifica la aplicación de estrategias de smart power de Nye (2009) por parte de China y Rusia en Asia Central. En este contexto, el documento presenta un análisis comparativo de las estrategias de poder, donde se concluye que si bien, históricamente Rusia se muestra como la potencia dominante en la región al orientar la cooperación política y militar, China podría considerarse el hacedor de una estrategia de smart power efectiva por medio de cooperación comercial.


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Cómo citar
Gélvez Rubio, T., & Prieto Ararat, P. (2020). El poder inteligente de China y Rusia en Asia Central: El Oso y el Dragón en la nueva ruta de la seda: The bear and the dragon in the new silk road. Papel Político, 24(2).
Dossier de China, editado por: Bruno De Conti, University of Campinas