The USA policy of the control of the transport corridors

Oleksandr Romanukha

Ph. D. (History), Associate Professor of Department of Ukrainian studies, Donetsk National M. Tugan-Baranowski University of Economics and Trade

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The article is devoted to the analysis of the foreign policy strategy of the USA in questions of controlling the transport corridors. The attention is given to the priority of the idea of revival of “The Silk Road” and forming the regional transport corridors that will promote the growth of national economies, stabilize the political situation, improve the investment atmosphere and help the countries to integrate into the world’s economical and political systems. The detailed analysis of the history, regional features of the implementation of the target is given. The scale of this project has caused sequence of its implementation. If at the beginning it was sad about revival of a trade way between Europe and Asia in general, then over time the United States of America pass to some tactics in forming the small transport corridors of regional value. In the future on their basis it will be possible to carry out the idea of “The Silk Road”. Taking into consideration the richness of hydrocarbons in the countries in Central Asia, the idea of building oil and gas pipelines has become the basis for regional transport corridors and will create an infrastructure basis for adjustment of a goods 260 turnover in the future. Even today the profit of transportation between the West and the East raises a great interest in the world community. The great significance is given to the Black Sea region, especially to Ukraine. Holding an important geopolitical position, it is together with other countries in the region, has to act as a guarantee of stability, democracy and integration. This will assist economical recovery of the participating countries, normalize a political situation.


The USA, Ukraine, trade way, economy, foreign policy, geopolitics, stability.

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