As the bipolar Cold War system ended, a transitory phase of globalization was initiated in order to pave the way for global governance.
The color revolutions of the 21st century were a highly sophisticated method of transforming nation states into such a world system.
Mongolia experienced the draft form of color revolution in its "Red Rose Revolution" in the 1990's. The sparsely populated country was easier to manipulate due to its corrupt politics and post-Communist identity crisis.
As with many buffer states, Mongolia regarded it as beneficial economically, geo-strategically and security-wise to cooperate with larger powers such as the U.S. 
The foreign aid and democracy promotion specter of guiding democratic non-violent transition and regime change was handled by the CIA-backed NED.