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Nichol, James P.

Overview
Works: 141 works in 479 publications in 1 language and 5,291 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Author
Classifications: JK1108, 327.20947
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Most widely held works by James P Nichol
Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia : political developments and implications for U.S. interests by James P Nichol( Book )

52 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The United States recognized the independence of Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia when the former Soviet Union broke up at the end of 1991. The United States has fostered these states ties with the West in part to end the dependence of these states on Russia for trade, security, and other relations. The United States has pursued close ties with Armenia to encourage its democratization and because of concerns by Armenian-Americans and others over its fate. Close ties with Georgia have evolved from U.S. contacts with its pro-Western leadership. The Bush Administration supports U.S. private investment in Azerbaijan's energy sector as a means of increasing the diversity of world energy suppliers and to encourage building multiple energy pipelines to world markets. The United States has been active in diplomatic efforts to end conflicts in the region, several of which remain unresolved. As part of the U.S. Global War on Terror, the U.S. military in 2002 began providing equipment and training for Georgia's military and security forces. Azerbaijani troops participate in stabilization efforts in Afghanistan and Iraq, and Armenian and Georgian personnel serve in Iraq. Georgia has announced that it will soon send some troops to Afghanistan. Key issues in the 2nd Session of the 110th Congress regarding the South Caucasus are likely to focus on supporting Georgia's integration into Western institutions, including NATO; Azerbaijan's energy development; and Armenia's independence and economic development. At the same time, concerns might include the status of human rights and democratization in the countries, the on-going Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict over the breakaway Nagorno Karabakh region, and threats posed to Georgia by ongoing separatism and Russian actions
Central Asia's new states : political developments and implications for U.S. interests by James P Nichol( Book )

24 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, the United States recognized the independence of all the former Central Asian republics and established diplomatic relations with each by mid-March 1992. The United States also supported their admission to the Organization on Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and other Western organizations, and elicited Turkish support in countering Iranian influence in the region. Congress was at the forefront in urging the formation of coherent U.S. policies for aiding these and other Eurasian states of the former Soviet Union, and approved the Freedom Support Act and other legislation for this purpose. After the terrorist attacks on America on September 11, 2001, all the Central Asian states offered overflight and other support to coalition anti-terrorist efforts in Afghanistan. Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan have hosted coalition troops and provided access to airbases. Since then, the United States has boosted its security assistance throughout the region for anti-terrorism, counter-narcotics, non-proliferation, border and customs, and defense cooperation programs, while also increasing aid for democratization and free market reforms. U.S. policy goals in Central Asia include fostering stability, democratization, free market economies, free trade and transport throughout the Eurasian corridor, denuclearization in the non-Russian states, and adherence to international human rights standards. An over-arching U.S. priority is to discourage attempts by extremist regimes and groups to block or subvert progress toward these goals. Administration policy also aims to integrate these states into the international community so that they follow responsible security and other policies, and to discourage xenophobic and anti-Western orientations that threaten peace and stability. The Administration is concerned about human rights and civil liberties problems in all the states
Diplomacy in the former Soviet Republics by James P Nichol( Book )

7 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kyrgyzstan : basic facts by James P Nichol( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nation by Nation.com, a service of MultiEducator, Inc., presents basic facts about Kyrgyzstan. These facts cover such topics as the geography, government, and history of the country
Azerbaijan : basic facts by James P Nichol( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nation by Nation.com, a service of MultiEducator, Inc., presents basic facts about Azerbaijan. These facts cover such topics as the geography, government, and history of the country
Kazakhstan : basic facts by James P Nichol( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nation by Nation.com, a service of MultiEducator, Inc., presents basic facts about Kazakhstan. These facts cover such topics as the geography, government, and history of the country
Turkmenistan : basic facts by James P Nichol( Book )

8 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nation by Nation.com, a service of MultiEducator, Inc., presents basic facts about Turkmenistan. These facts cover such topics as the geography, government, and history of the country
Uzbekistan : basic facts by James P Nichol( Book )

9 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S.-Russian summit, April 3-4, 1993 : outcome and implications by James P Nichol( Book )

6 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crime in Russia : situation update by James P Nichol( Book )

6 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stalin's crimes against the non-Russian nations : the 1987-1990 revelations and debate by James P Nichol( Book )

6 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Central Asia : regional developments and implications for U.S. interests by James P Nichol( Book )

28 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, the United States recognized the independence of the former Central Asian republics, supported their admission into Western organizations, and elicited Turkish support to counter Iranian influence in the region. Congress urged the formation of coherent U.S. policies for aiding these and other Eurasian states of the former Soviet Union. Soon after the terrorist attacks on America on 9/11, 2001, the Central Asian states offered overflight and other support to coalition anti-terrorist efforts in Afghanistan. Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan hosted coalition troops and provided access to air bases. In 2003, Uzbekistan endorsed coalition military action in Iraq; Kazakhstan provided about two dozen troops for rebuilding. After 9/11, U.S. policy emphasized bolstering the security of the Central Asian states to help them combat terrorism, proliferation, and arms trafficking. Other strategic U.S. objectives include promoting democratization, free markets, human rights, and energy development. Administration policy also aims to integrate these states into the international community so that they follow responsible security and other policies, and to discourage the growth of xenophobic, fundamentalist, and anti-Western orientations that threaten peace and stability. The Administration's diverse goals in Central Asia reflect the differing characteristics of these states. U.S. interests in Kazakhstan include securing and eliminating Soviet-era nuclear and biological weapons materials and facilities. In Tajikistan, U.S. aid focuses on economic reconstruction. U.S. energy firms have invested in oil and natural gas development in Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan. Passage of "Silk Road" language in 1999 authorized enhanced U.S. policy attention and aid to support conflict amelioration, humanitarian needs, economic development, transport and communications, border controls, democracy, and the creation of civil societies
Georgia--current issues and historical background( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russia's religion law : assessments and implications by James P Nichol( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Central Asia's security : issues and implications for U.S. interests by James P Nichol( Book )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Central Asian states (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan) face common security challenges from crime, corruption, terrorism, and faltering commitments to economic and democratic reforms. Security in the region is likely in the near term to vary by country, since cooperation among them remains halting. Kyrgyzstan s and Tajikistan s futures are most clouded by ethnic and regional tensions, and corruption in Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan could spoil benefits from the development of their ample energy resources. Authoritarianism and poverty in Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan could contribute to succession crises. Kyrgyzstan s emerging civil society may help the relatively small nation to safeguard its independence, and Turkmenistan s ethnic homogeneity could put it in good stead, but both contain fractious regions and clans. Uzbekistan could become a regional power able to take the lead on policy issues common to Central Asia and to resist undue influence from more powerful outside powers, because of its large territory and population (57 million) and energy and other resources. However, tensions between Uzbekistan and other Central Asian states stymy regional cooperation
The Soviet emigration and travel law : assessments and implications for U.S. interests by James P Nichol( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kirghiz Republic : basic facts by James P Nichol( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kazakh Republic : basic facts by James P Nichol( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bringing peace to Chechnya? assessments and implications by James P Nichol( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Russia's then-Premier (and current President) Vladimir Putin ordered military, police, and security forces to enter the breakaway Chechnya region in September 1999, and these forces occupied most of the region by early 2000. The conflict has resulted in thousands of military and civilian casualties and the massive destruction of housing and infrastructure. Putin's rise to power and continuing popularity have been tied at least partly to his perceived ability to prosecute this conflict successfully. In the run-up to Russian legislative elections in December 2003 and a presidential election in March 2004, Putin endeavored to demonstrate that peace had returned to the region."--Page 2
Uzbekistan recent developments and U.S. interests by James P Nichol( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uzbekistan is a potential Central Asian regional power by virtue of its relatively large population, energy and other resources, and location in the heart of the region. It has failed to make progress in economic and political reforms, and many observers criticize its human rights record. This report discusses U.S. policy and assistance. Basic facts and biographical information are provided
 
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Diplomacy in the former Soviet Republics
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Nichol, James P.

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Georgia--current issues and historical background