Former Soviet Rule in the Central Asian States

Video Transcript

Joseph Stalin was a master of being able to divide peoples ethnically, which is what analysts will tell you why there is so much ethnic discord in the Central Asian countries. And he was responsible for establishing the current boundaries of the countries, and in almost all the cases, some of the boundaries are not exactly clear.

In this video, a U.S. Army civilian employee discusses Joseph Stalin's intent in breaking up the Central Asian States' borders.