Why Is Central Asia Excited About the Iran Deal?
April 15, 2015
Why Is Central Asia Excited About the Iran Deal?
Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan in particular are keen to see progress in the negotiations between Iran and the P5+1.
Why Is Central Asia Excited About the Iran Deal?
Karimov, Uzbekistan's Perpetual President
April 11, 2015
Karimov, Uzbekistan's Perpetual President
Uzbekistan’s septuagenarian leader was inaugurated (again) Friday with little fanfare.
Karimov, Uzbekistan's Perpetual President
Does CENTCOM Care About Central Asia?
April 02, 2015
Does CENTCOM Care About Central Asia?
Though overshadowed regionally by Afghanistan and ISIS, the U.S. military continues to build ties with Central Asia.
Does CENTCOM Care About Central Asia?
A Timid Uzbek-Tajik Rapprochement
January 24, 2015
A Timid Uzbek-Tajik Rapprochement
An air route reopens amid border clashes and geopolitical tensions.
A Timid Uzbek-Tajik Rapprochement
How the Soviet Union Created Central Asia's Worst Environmental Disaster
October 03, 2014
How the Soviet Union Created Central Asia's Worst Environmental Disaster
Recent satellite imagery shows that the Aral Sea continues to disappear.
How the Soviet Union Created Central Asia's Worst Environmental Disaster
Uzbekistan’s Human Rights Nightmare
October 01, 2014
Uzbekistan’s Human Rights Nightmare
“It is estimated that there are between 7,000 and 12,000 political prisoners in Uzbek jails.”
Uzbekistan’s Human Rights Nightmare
Inside Uzbekistan’s First Family Feud
September 27, 2013
Inside Uzbekistan’s First Family Feud
In a rare interview, Lola Karimova-Tillyaeva has put the maximum distance between herself and her roots.
Inside Uzbekistan’s First Family Feud
India’s Strategic Failure in Central Asia
June 11, 2013
India’s Strategic Failure in Central Asia
As Western forces depart the region, New Delhi will need to act to translate potential into reality.
India’s Strategic Failure in Central Asia
Great Game in Central Asia After Afghanistan
March 27, 2013
Great Game in Central Asia After Afghanistan
Could efforts by Russia and America in Central Asia exacerbate tensions and make matters worse?
Great Game in Central Asia After Afghanistan
A Forgotten Player in a Post-2014 Afghanistan: Uzbekistan
August 08, 2012
A Forgotten Player in a Post-2014 Afghanistan: Uzbekistan
Tashkent’s proximity and ties to Afghanistan ensures it will play a central role in its future. The U.S. should enlist its help.
A Forgotten Player in a Post-2014 Afghanistan: Uzbekistan
The 'Great Game' 2.0
July 11, 2012
The 'Great Game' 2.0
Russia’s plan to use regional organizations as levers in Central Asia has some flaws, argues Richard Weitz.
The 'Great Game' 2.0
Can U.S. Get out of Afghanistan?
April 20, 2012
Can U.S. Get out of Afghanistan?
The United States faces a number of practical hurdles in getting its forces out of Afghanistan in 2014. But it has found an unlikely ally in its efforts.
Can U.S. Get out of Afghanistan?
December 14, 2011
America’s Afghan Supply Problem
The killing of 24 Pakistani soldiers in a U.S. air attack has left the U.S. more dependent on Uzbekistan. But is Tashkent a reliable – or advisable – partner?
America’s Afghan Supply Problem
Korea Courts Central Asia
September 29, 2011
Korea Courts Central Asia
South Korea is intensifying its courting of resource-rich Central Asian states such as Kazakhstan and Mongolia.
Korea Courts Central Asia
US Sucked Into Central Asia Strife?
April 27, 2011
US Sucked Into Central Asia Strife?
Russia and the US are set to help build counter-terrorism centres in Kyrgyzstan. Will they get sucked into regional disputes?
US Sucked Into Central Asia Strife?
April 01, 2011
US Backs Uzbek Biodefences
Two new facilities underscore the US commitment to building biodefences in Central Asia.
US Backs Uzbek Biodefences
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