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Remembering Kyrgyzstan's Revolutions
April 08, 2015
Remembering Kyrgyzstan's Revolutions
Two revolutions in ten years, is Kyrgyzstan any better off?
Remembering Kyrgyzstan's Revolutions
Times Are Getting Tougher for Central Asian Migrant Workers in Russia
April 07, 2015
Times Are Getting Tougher for Central Asian Migrant Workers in Russia
The Russian language, history, and civics test for migrant workers is getting tougher and more politicized this summer.
Times Are Getting Tougher for Central Asian Migrant Workers in Russia
What Is the US Policy for Central Asia?
April 04, 2015
What Is the US Policy for Central Asia?
A senior State Department official outlines Washington’s current policy for the region.
What Is the US Policy for Central Asia?
Now Operating: Astana to Paris
April 04, 2015
Now Operating: Astana to Paris
Four years after signing the launching protocol, flights between Astana and Paris have begun.
Now Operating: Astana to Paris
What Not to Wear in Tajikistan: The Hijab
April 04, 2015
What Not to Wear in Tajikistan: The Hijab
Islam in Tajikistan is under comprehensive pressure, from fashion to politics.
What Not to Wear in Tajikistan: The Hijab
We Have the Framework for a Final Iran Deal
April 03, 2015
We Have the Framework for a Final Iran Deal
In a historic moment, the P5+1 group of powers and Iran have come to a framework agreement on Iran's nuclear program.
We Have the Framework for a Final Iran Deal
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?
Press Freedom Under Threat in Kyrgyzstan ... Again
April 02, 2015
Press Freedom Under Threat in Kyrgyzstan ... Again
Kyrgyz state security recently detained a journalist and searched the offices of a prominent human rights organization.
Press Freedom Under Threat in Kyrgyzstan ... Again
The Extraordinary Tales of Central Asia’s Princelings
March 31, 2015
The Extraordinary Tales of Central Asia’s Princelings
A new report alleges corruption on an impressively grand scale.
The Extraordinary Tales of Central Asia’s Princelings
How the British and the Russians Drew the Afghan-Turkmen Border
March 31, 2015
How the British and the Russians Drew the Afghan-Turkmen Border
Ever wonder why Afghanistan's border with Turkmenistan looks so odd?
How the British and the Russians Drew the Afghan-Turkmen Border
China and Russia: Two Approaches to Integration
March 30, 2015
China and Russia: Two Approaches to Integration
The Eurasian Economic Union and the New Silk Road represent two very different approaches in Central Asia.
China and Russia: Two Approaches to Integration
Lee Kuan Yew’s Singapore as a Model for Kazakhstan
March 30, 2015
Lee Kuan Yew’s Singapore as a Model for Kazakhstan
Singapore’s recently deceased leader had a fan in Central Asia.
Lee Kuan Yew’s Singapore as a Model for Kazakhstan
ISIS and Turkmenistan’s Border Worries
March 28, 2015
ISIS and Turkmenistan’s Border Worries
Justified or not, Ashgabat is increasingly concerned about its border with Afghanistan, and the threat posed by ISIS.
ISIS and Turkmenistan’s Border Worries
Tough Outlook for Central Asian Economies
March 25, 2015
Tough Outlook for Central Asian Economies
The ADB has published a discouraging outlook for the next two years.
Tough Outlook for Central Asian Economies
A Breakthrough on the TAPI Pipeline?
March 20, 2015
A Breakthrough on the TAPI Pipeline?
India and Pakistan hint that progress has finally been made with Turkmenistan on the huge energy project.
A Breakthrough on the TAPI Pipeline?
Russia, Crimea and Central Asia
March 19, 2015
Russia, Crimea and Central Asia
Central Asian governments have faced some difficult choices in responding to Russian revanchism.
Russia, Crimea and Central Asia
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