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Kazakhstan's Love-Hate Relationship With Social Media
March 23, 2017
Kazakhstan's Love-Hate Relationship With Social Media
Kazakhstan’s government is using social media to tame rebellion.
Kazakhstan's Love-Hate Relationship With Social Media
Paul Manafort and the Kyrgyz Connection
March 22, 2017
Paul Manafort and the Kyrgyz Connection
Who says a corruption scandal is ever really over? An old Kyrgyz banking scandal shows up in Manafort's Ukraine dealings.
Paul Manafort and the Kyrgyz Connection
The Central Asia-China Gas Pipeline Network: Line D(ead)
March 21, 2017
The Central Asia-China Gas Pipeline Network: Line D(ead)
The line's collapse represents yet another unsuccessful attempt at regional integration.
The Central Asia-China Gas Pipeline Network: Line D(ead)
Uzbekistan Puts a Smile on an Economic Blow to Turkmenistan
March 16, 2017
Uzbekistan Puts a Smile on an Economic Blow to Turkmenistan
Mirziyoyev paid his first visit to Turkmenistan while their main joint project – a pipeline to China – was being killed.
Uzbekistan Puts a Smile on an Economic Blow to Turkmenistan
Return to Tashkent: EBRD President in Uzbekistan to Discuss Revamping Cooperation
March 16, 2017
Return to Tashkent: EBRD President in Uzbekistan to Discuss Revamping Cooperation
After a decade, the EBRD may be returning to Uzbekistan – riding optimism that a new regime can chart a new course.
Return to Tashkent: EBRD President in Uzbekistan to Discuss Revamping Cooperation
Kyrgyz President Takes on Media in Lawsuits
March 14, 2017
Kyrgyz President Takes on Media in Lawsuits
In recent days a handful of lawsuits have been filed against two Ata-Meken lawyers and two media outlets.
Kyrgyz President Takes on Media in Lawsuits
Iran Nuclear Deal Dilemmas Fueling Elections Standoff
March 13, 2017
Iran Nuclear Deal Dilemmas Fueling Elections Standoff
Ahead of elections later this year, Iranian politics remains riven by disagreement over the 2015 nuclear deal.
Iran Nuclear Deal Dilemmas Fueling Elections Standoff
In 2017, What Does CENTCOM Care About in Central Asia?
March 11, 2017
In 2017, What Does CENTCOM Care About in Central Asia?
A new year, a new posture statement to parse.
In 2017, What Does CENTCOM Care About in Central Asia?
All Quiet on the Turkmen Front?
March 11, 2017
All Quiet on the Turkmen Front?
What is happening on the border? It's decidedly more than nothing.
All Quiet on the Turkmen Front?
Rosneft and Russia's Evolving Oil Strategy Explained
March 10, 2017
Rosneft and Russia's Evolving Oil Strategy Explained
Russia's recent deals in the Middle East aren't just about expanding its influence, they’re part of a larger strategy.
Rosneft and Russia's Evolving Oil Strategy Explained
As Presidential Election Nears, Iran's Hardliners Flex Their Muscles
March 09, 2017
As Presidential Election Nears, Iran's Hardliners Flex Their Muscles
Emboldened conservatives look set to step up their influence over the country whether they win or not.
As Presidential Election Nears, Iran's Hardliners Flex Their Muscles
Kyrgyz Presidential Politics: Scaling a Mountain of Rumors
March 09, 2017
Kyrgyz Presidential Politics: Scaling a Mountain of Rumors
There are more rumors than answers coming out of Bishkek these days.
Kyrgyz Presidential Politics: Scaling a Mountain of Rumors
Uzbek President Makes First Official Trip Abroad to Turkmenistan
March 08, 2017
Uzbek President Makes First Official Trip Abroad to Turkmenistan
President Shavkat Mirziyoyev made a two-day visit to Turkmenistan his first official foray abroad.
Uzbek President Makes First Official Trip Abroad to Turkmenistan
Call Me, Dushanbe: Telia Wants Out of Tajikistan
March 02, 2017
Call Me, Dushanbe: Telia Wants Out of Tajikistan
Getting out of the Eurasian market is proving to be troublesome.
Call Me, Dushanbe: Telia Wants Out of Tajikistan
Uzbekistan on DHS List of Terrorism Sources
March 01, 2017
Uzbekistan on DHS List of Terrorism Sources
All told, none of the terrorism cases relating to Uzbekistani nationals on American soil have seen any casualties.
Uzbekistan on DHS List of Terrorism Sources
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