November 20, 2018

Tajikistan's Rogun Dam Begins Operations

By Catherine Putz
While only 75 of its intended 335 meters have been built, the first turbine at Rogun has gone into operation with much fanfare.

February 08, 2018

CASA-1000 Creeps Toward Construction Bridging Central and South Asia

By Catherine Putz
The time is quickly approaching when the CASA-1000 countries need to actually start building things.
December 12, 2017

Indian Companies to Begin CASA-1000 Construction in Afghanistan

By Catherine Putz
Afghan authorities say work should begin in the coming weeks.

December 05, 2017

Kabul's Plan to Realize Afghanistan’s Geographic Dividend

By Abid Amiri
The Afghan government is working to turn the country's landlocked location into an asset.

August 07, 2017

Tajikistan: Pakistan’s Gateway to Central Asia

By Anish Mishra
Islamabad and Dushanbe have grown closer, pulled together by mutually beneficial energy projects.

July 10, 2017

TAPI and CASA-1000 Remain in Project Purgatory

By Casey Michel
As usual, there’s plenty of official optimism.
December 01, 2016

Taliban Pledge to Protect Infrastructure Projects

By Catherine Putz
The Taliban say they are "committed to safeguarding" national infrastructure projects like CASA-1000 and TAPI.

October 27, 2016

What Can Be Done About Central Asia's Water and Electricity Woes?

By Catherine Putz
It’s politics that will damn the project billed by funders as a step toward regional energy security.

August 23, 2016

Can Russia and Turkmenistan Save CASA-1000?

By Casey Michel
The added contributors may help assuage supply fears, if the reported deals work out.

July 12, 2016

Afghanistan’s Role in the Central Asia-South Asia Energy Projects

By Zabihullah Mudabber
A bevy of energy projects linking Central and South Asia could provide much-needed stability for Afghanistan.

June 21, 2016

How the Torkham Incident Threatens CPEC, TAPI, and CASA

By Abdul Rahim
Pakistan's regional isolation could undermine its long-term strategic plans.
June 18, 2016

Did Afghanistan Just Drop Out of CASA-1000?

By Casey Michel
Media in Pakistan claim the country is now slated to receive all 1,300MW, due to a “dearth of demand” in Afghanistan.

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