Readers will find fresh and thought-provoking studies: the differing approaches of the U.S. and the [former] Soviet Union to Middle East policy, Central Asia, and South Asia... provide grounds for self-criticism and the exploration of new directions." —John L. Esposito
... recommended highly for its expert analyses of political Islam." —Journal of Third World Studies
Russian, Central Asian, and American scholars appraise recent political and religious developments among Russia’s Muslim neighbors.