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Uzbek Authorities Say Gulnara in Custody, Facing Additional Charges
July 29, 2017
Uzbek Authorities Say Gulnara in Custody, Facing Additional Charges
The statement by Uzbek authorities is a few years late but another sign of progress.
Uzbek Authorities Say Gulnara in Custody, Facing Additional Charges
World Bank and ILO Whitewash One of the World’s Most Brutal Regimes
July 13, 2017
World Bank and ILO Whitewash One of the World’s Most Brutal Regimes
The ILO’s fieldwork was undertaken hand-in-glove with Uzbek state minders, undermining its veracity.
World Bank and ILO Whitewash One of the World’s Most Brutal Regimes
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
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
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
Energy in Central Asia: Who Has What?
June 15, 2017
Energy in Central Asia: Who Has What?
Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and a breakdown of their energy resources.
Energy in Central Asia: Who Has What?
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?
UN Chief Embarks on Central Asia Tour
June 08, 2017
UN Chief Embarks on Central Asia Tour
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is making the full five-state tour.
UN Chief Embarks on Central Asia Tour
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
SCO Set to Expand, Adding India and Pakistan
June 06, 2017
SCO Set to Expand, Adding India and Pakistan
Does it matter that two new flags will rise in Beijing?
SCO Set to Expand, Adding India and Pakistan
Kazakhstan Considers Revoking Terrorists’ Citizenship
May 24, 2017
Kazakhstan Considers Revoking Terrorists’ Citizenship
If passed, a range of crimes, from joining a terrorist group to separatism, could be grounds to lose citizenship.
Kazakhstan Considers Revoking Terrorists’ Citizenship
Will Uzbekistan Join TAPI?
May 23, 2017
Will Uzbekistan Join TAPI?
During his second visit to Turkmenistan, Uzbek President Mirziyoyev agreed to join the pipeline project.
Will Uzbekistan Join TAPI?
Marking a Year After Protests in Kazakhstan
May 05, 2017
Marking a Year After Protests in Kazakhstan
Freedom of the press, a devastating landslide, meeting a manaschi, and a special bonus; weekend reads.
Marking a Year After Protests in Kazakhstan
Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and the Hope of Regionalism
May 05, 2017
Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and the Hope of Regionalism
Astana and Tashkent are at the heart of regionalism's potential in Central Asia
Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and the Hope of Regionalism
Will the US Ever Get a New Central Asia Policy?
May 03, 2017
Will the US Ever Get a New Central Asia Policy?
Probably not. American interests in the region remain fundamentally tied to interests outside the region.
Will the US Ever Get a New Central Asia Policy?
Central Asian Echoes in <em>Non-Democratic Politics</em>
May 02, 2017
Central Asian Echoes in Non-Democratic Politics
Xavier Marquez’s analysis of authoritarianism doesn’t focus on Central Asia, but implications for the region are clear.
Central Asian Echoes in Non-Democratic Politics
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