With Surprise Visa-Free Travel Plan, Is Uzbekistan 'Open for Business'?
December 07, 2016
With Surprise Visa-Free Travel Plan, Is Uzbekistan 'Open for Business'?
Central Asia watchers were genuinely surprised by the decision, and cautiously hopeful.
With Surprise Visa-Free Travel Plan, Is Uzbekistan 'Open for Business'?
To the Victor Go the Spoils? Uzbekistan’s New President and the Fate of $850 Million
December 06, 2016
To the Victor Go the Spoils? Uzbekistan’s New President and the Fate of $850 Million
Shavkat Mirziyoyev is the new Uzbek president, but experts caution against celebrating surface-level reforms too soon.
To the Victor Go the Spoils? Uzbekistan’s New President and the Fate of $850 Million
What to Expect from Uzbekistan's Presidential Election
December 02, 2016
What to Expect from Uzbekistan's Presidential Election
More of the same, but with a new face.
What to Expect from Uzbekistan's Presidential Election
Long-Held Political Prisoner to Be Released in Uzbekistan
November 26, 2016
Long-Held Political Prisoner to Be Released in Uzbekistan
After more than 23 years, Samandar Qoqonov is to be released from jail.
Long-Held Political Prisoner to Be Released in Uzbekistan
Who Are Central Asia's Exiles?
November 24, 2016
Who Are Central Asia's Exiles?
A new database pools information about political exiles pursued across borders by the states of Central Asia
Who Are Central Asia's Exiles?
What’s the Mish-Mish on Gulnara Karimova?
November 23, 2016
What’s the Mish-Mish on Gulnara Karimova?
An anonymous source says she's dead, another anonymous source says she's alive.
What’s the Mish-Mish on Gulnara Karimova?
EU Moves Uzbek Textile Deal Forward
November 11, 2016
EU Moves Uzbek Textile Deal Forward
After 5 years, the EU-Uzbekistan Textile Protocol is headed to a vote in December.
EU Moves Uzbek Textile Deal Forward
Mirziyoyev Keeping Up the Good Neighbor Act
November 02, 2016
Mirziyoyev Keeping Up the Good Neighbor Act
Time will be the true test, but on regional relations the likely next Uzbek president looks to be making progress.
Mirziyoyev Keeping Up the Good Neighbor Act
Forced Fashion: Made in the USA with Uzbek Cotton?
November 02, 2016
Forced Fashion: Made in the USA with Uzbek Cotton?
Despite progress, forced labor still lurks in the supply chains of major U.S. retailers
Forced Fashion: Made in the USA with Uzbek Cotton?
External Shocks Continue to Put Pressure on Central Asian Economies
October 25, 2016
External Shocks Continue to Put Pressure on Central Asian Economies
The IMF forecasts the slowest economic recovery in almost two decades.
External Shocks Continue to Put Pressure on Central Asian Economies
Uzbekistan After Islam Karimov: What to Expect
September 27, 2016
Uzbekistan After Islam Karimov: What to Expect
Katie Putz joins The Diplomat's Ankit Panda for a conversation on Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan.
Uzbekistan After Islam Karimov: What to Expect
Is Everything Going as Planned in Uzbekistan?
September 16, 2016
Is Everything Going as Planned in Uzbekistan?
There’s been no succession war, but the transition doesn’t change economic reality. Uzbekistan-themed weekend reads.
Is Everything Going as Planned in Uzbekistan?
Uzbekistan and the Eurasian Economic Union
September 08, 2016
Uzbekistan and the Eurasian Economic Union
More possible post-Karimov, but still an unlikely direction for Tashkent.
Uzbekistan and the Eurasian Economic Union
The Tajik Tragedy of Uzbekistan
September 06, 2016
The Tajik Tragedy of Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan's past is closely intertwined with that of Tajikistan.
The Tajik Tragedy of Uzbekistan
Remember Andijan and Bekzhanov: Islam Karimov and the Tragedy of Uzbekistan
September 03, 2016
Remember Andijan and Bekzhanov: Islam Karimov and the Tragedy of Uzbekistan
Anna Neistat, who visited Uzbekistan in the aftermath of the 2005 Andijan massacre, reflects on Islam Karimov's death.
Remember Andijan and Bekzhanov: Islam Karimov and the Tragedy of Uzbekistan
Uzbekistan's Karimov Leaves Behind a Legacy of Repression, Slavery, and Kleptocracy
September 03, 2016
Uzbekistan's Karimov Leaves Behind a Legacy of Repression, Slavery, and Kleptocracy
Uzbekistan's founding president has plenty of atrocities to his name.
Uzbekistan's Karimov Leaves Behind a Legacy of Repression, Slavery, and Kleptocracy
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