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China in the Caucasus
February 06, 2016
China in the Caucasus
For Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia, China is an important investor and possible regional stabilizer.
China in the Caucasus
Central Asia’s Presidents-for-Life
February 05, 2016
Central Asia’s Presidents-for-Life
Don’t hold your breath waiting for democratic transitions in Central Asia.
Central Asia’s Presidents-for-Life
The Emerging China-Kazakhstan Defense Relationship
December 23, 2015
The Emerging China-Kazakhstan Defense Relationship
What was once an adversarial relationship is giving way to a strategic partnership.
The Emerging China-Kazakhstan Defense Relationship
A Fillip for the TAPI Pipeline
December 03, 2015
A Fillip for the TAPI Pipeline
In the run-up to the groundbreaking ceremony the troubled pipeline has enjoyed a financial and geopolitical boost
A Fillip for the TAPI Pipeline
Kyrgyzstan and the Islamists
November 16, 2015
Kyrgyzstan and the Islamists
While detained in a Kyrgyzstan prison cell, our reporter speaks with some former ISIS members.
Kyrgyzstan and the Islamists
Will Kyrgyzstan Go Russian on NGOs?
October 22, 2015
Will Kyrgyzstan Go Russian on NGOs?
The foreign agents law has paralyzed NGOs in Russia. Now Kyrgyzstan is considering similar legislation.
Will Kyrgyzstan Go Russian on NGOs?
Kyrgyzstan Decides
October 10, 2015
Kyrgyzstan Decides
What did election day in Bishkek look like?
Kyrgyzstan Decides
Central Asia and the ISIS Phantom
October 02, 2015
Central Asia and the ISIS Phantom
The region’s leaders have been playing up the ISIS threat. How real is it?
Central Asia and the ISIS Phantom
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s Growing Pains
September 18, 2015
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s Growing Pains
The euphoria of summer is bumping up against some tricky political realities.
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s Growing Pains
Trouble in Tajikistan
September 15, 2015
Trouble in Tajikistan
The ISIS obsession of President Emomali Rahmon could lead to further turmoil.
Trouble in Tajikistan
Understanding China’s Eurasian Pivot
September 10, 2015
Understanding China’s Eurasian Pivot
The “One Belt, One Road” strategy provides a guide to the future of China in Eurasia.
Understanding China’s Eurasian Pivot
Tajikistan, Turkey and the Gülen Movement
August 21, 2015
Tajikistan, Turkey and the Gülen Movement
Why the closure of seven charter schools in Tajikistan has regional implications.
Tajikistan, Turkey and the Gülen Movement
Kyrgyzstan’s Risky Open Borders Experiment
August 11, 2015
Kyrgyzstan’s Risky Open Borders Experiment
Plans by the country to open its borders to other EEU members could bring some nasty side effects.
Kyrgyzstan’s Risky Open Borders Experiment
Belarus and Kyrgyzstan – Eurasia's Unlikeliest Bedfellows
July 23, 2015
Belarus and Kyrgyzstan – Eurasia's Unlikeliest Bedfellows
Tensions over the 2010 Kyrgyz coup are giving way to growing links.
Belarus and Kyrgyzstan – Eurasia's Unlikeliest Bedfellows
Geoeconomics in Central Asia
July 06, 2015
Geoeconomics in Central Asia
Infrastructure and transit projects offer new opportunity for the region.
Geoeconomics in Central Asia
Afghanistan-Pakistan: A False Spring?
July 01, 2015
Afghanistan-Pakistan: A False Spring?
The Diplomat talks to Michael Kugelman, senior program associate for South Asia at the Woodrow Wilson Center, to find out.
Afghanistan-Pakistan: A False Spring?
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