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The Role of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) with special reference to U.S. Rivalry towards Central Asia

Author Affiliations

  • 1 FUUAST, Karachi, PAKISTAN

Int. Res. J. Social Sci., Volume 4, Issue (3), Pages 58-63, March,14 (2015)


It examines the emergence of Chinese headed and Russian backed the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. The SCO member states occupy a territory over 60 percent of the world’s land mass; have a population more than one third and nearly 45 percent world’s energy reserves. It provides brief introduction (such as formation, structure, aims, principles and challenges) of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. In this research article, it is analysis the SCO’s role in Central Asia and also discuss about challenges for Unites States.


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