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Tajikistan: Pakistan’s Gateway to Central Asia
August 07, 2017
Tajikistan: Pakistan’s Gateway to Central Asia
Islamabad and Dushanbe have grown closer, pulled together by mutually beneficial energy projects.
Tajikistan: Pakistan’s Gateway to Central Asia
A New Opportunity for India-Kazakhstan Relations
July 28, 2017
A New Opportunity for India-Kazakhstan Relations
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization offers an avenue for both countries to boost ties.
A New Opportunity for India-Kazakhstan Relations
A Central Asian President's Guide to Getting Published
July 14, 2017
A Central Asian President's Guide to Getting Published
An important building block in any cult of personality is a whole shelf of laudatory texts.
A Central Asian President's Guide to Getting Published
Tajikistan and Central Asia's Culture Wars
July 12, 2017
Tajikistan and Central Asia's Culture Wars
There’s no unweaving history’s tapestry in Central Asia.
Tajikistan and Central Asia's Culture Wars
Uzbekistan’s Changing Rogun Tone
July 10, 2017
Uzbekistan’s Changing Rogun Tone
Without Karimov's bombast about Rogun, Tashkent is better positioned to earnestly engage on an issue of vital importance.
Uzbekistan’s Changing Rogun Tone
TAPI and CASA-1000 Remain in Project Purgatory
July 10, 2017
TAPI and CASA-1000 Remain in Project Purgatory
As usual, there’s plenty of official optimism.
TAPI and CASA-1000 Remain in Project Purgatory
The Disconnect Between the EU's Central Asia Strategy and Reality
July 07, 2017
The Disconnect Between the EU's Central Asia Strategy and Reality
Europe's strategy in Central Asia focuses on bilateral relations and reforms, but reality demonstrates the limits of these aims.
The Disconnect Between the EU's Central Asia Strategy and Reality
The Next Chapter in Uzbekistan’s Opening
July 06, 2017
The Next Chapter in Uzbekistan’s Opening
Human Rights Watch and the BBC’s Uzbek service are getting access to the country again.
The Next Chapter in Uzbekistan’s Opening
Trump Diamond: An Unsuccessful Bid for the Astana Skyline
June 30, 2017
Trump Diamond: An Unsuccessful Bid for the Astana Skyline
A McClatchy investigation uncovered an unsuccessful attempt by Trump to make his mark on the steppe.
Trump Diamond: An Unsuccessful Bid for the Astana Skyline
Why Is Afghanistan the 'Graveyard of Empires'?
June 30, 2017
Why Is Afghanistan the 'Graveyard of Empires'?
A brief history of the empires that were broken in the Hindu Kush.
Why Is Afghanistan the 'Graveyard of Empires'?
Forced Labor Continues in World Bank Project Areas in Uzbekistan
June 27, 2017
Forced Labor Continues in World Bank Project Areas in Uzbekistan
In a new report, Human Rights Watch says the World Bank's Uzbekistan projects are tainted with forced labor.
Forced Labor Continues in World Bank Project Areas in Uzbekistan
Summits, Roads and Suspended Disbelief in Central Asia
June 27, 2017
Summits, Roads and Suspended Disbelief in Central Asia
Can Beijing untie the Pamir Knot?
Summits, Roads and Suspended Disbelief in Central Asia
What a Lawyer's Forgery Scam Tells Us About Justice in Tajikistan
June 27, 2017
What a Lawyer's Forgery Scam Tells Us About Justice in Tajikistan
Scamming a corrupt system isn't, apparently, all that difficult.
What a Lawyer's Forgery Scam Tells Us About Justice in Tajikistan
India and Pakistan Join the Shanghai Cooperation Organization At Last. So What?
June 15, 2017
India and Pakistan Join the Shanghai Cooperation Organization At Last. So What?
What are the costs and benefits of having India and Pakistan in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization?
India and Pakistan Join the Shanghai Cooperation Organization At Last. So What?
Reform or Regime Consolidation? Azimov Dismissed From Deputy Prime Minister Post
June 06, 2017
Reform or Regime Consolidation? Azimov Dismissed From Deputy Prime Minister Post
Rustam Azimov, once floated as a possible successor to Islam Karimov, seems to have been sidelined for good.
Reform or Regime Consolidation? Azimov Dismissed From Deputy Prime Minister Post
Peacefulness on the Rise in Central Asia
June 05, 2017
Peacefulness on the Rise in Central Asia
In the latest Global Peace Index, Central Asia shows improvement.
Peacefulness on the Rise in Central Asia
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