National War College Faculty and Students Visit the Caspian Policy Center
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On February 27, the Caspian Policy Center hosted a briefing for the National War College to discuss critical developments in regional security and economic interdependence in the Trans-Caspian region.
CPC’s Executive Director Efgan Nifti opened the event with his welcome remarks that were followed by introductory comments from speakers, including Ambassador (ret.) Richard Hoagland, Ambassador (ret.) Robert Cekuta, and Ambassador (ret.) Allan Mustard.
The meeting addressed important security and economic challenges that the Trans-Caspian region is currently presented with.
The topics discussed included the U.S. perception of the Belt and Road Initiative, the potential for the United States, China, and other countries to employ soft power in the region through investment projects, the feasibility of constructing a Trans-Caspian Pipeline to facilitated cost-efficient fossil fuels transit to European markets, and others.