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Tajikistan: Pakistan’s Gateway to Central Asia
August 07, 2017
Tajikistan: Pakistan’s Gateway to Central Asia
Islamabad and Dushanbe have grown closer, pulled together by mutually beneficial energy projects.
Tajikistan: Pakistan’s Gateway to Central Asia
TAPI and CASA-1000 Remain in Project Purgatory
July 10, 2017
TAPI and CASA-1000 Remain in Project Purgatory
As usual, there’s plenty of official optimism.
TAPI and CASA-1000 Remain in Project Purgatory
Taliban Pledge to Protect Infrastructure Projects
December 01, 2016
Taliban Pledge to Protect Infrastructure Projects
The Taliban say they are "committed to safeguarding" national infrastructure projects like CASA-1000 and TAPI.
Taliban Pledge to Protect Infrastructure Projects
What Can Be Done About Central Asia's Water and Electricity Woes?
October 27, 2016
What Can Be Done About Central Asia's Water and Electricity Woes?
It’s politics that will damn the project billed by funders as a step toward regional energy security.
What Can Be Done About Central Asia's Water and Electricity Woes?
Can Russia and Turkmenistan Save CASA-1000?
August 23, 2016
Can Russia and Turkmenistan Save CASA-1000?
The added contributors may help assuage supply fears, if the reported deals work out.
Can Russia and Turkmenistan Save CASA-1000?
Afghanistan’s Role in the Central Asia-South Asia Energy Projects
July 12, 2016
Afghanistan’s Role in the Central Asia-South Asia Energy Projects
A bevy of energy projects linking Central and South Asia could provide much-needed stability for Afghanistan.
Afghanistan’s Role in the Central Asia-South Asia Energy Projects
How the Torkham Incident Threatens CPEC, TAPI, and CASA
June 21, 2016
How the Torkham Incident Threatens CPEC, TAPI, and CASA
Pakistan's regional isolation could undermine its long-term strategic plans.
How the Torkham Incident Threatens CPEC, TAPI, and CASA
Did Afghanistan Just Drop Out of CASA-1000?
June 18, 2016
Did Afghanistan Just Drop Out of CASA-1000?
Media in Pakistan claim the country is now slated to receive all 1,300MW, due to a “dearth of demand” in Afghanistan.
Did Afghanistan Just Drop Out of CASA-1000?
World Bank Tries to Answer CASA-1000 Criticisms
May 11, 2016
World Bank Tries to Answer CASA-1000 Criticisms
CASA-1000 will be inaugurated Thursday in Dushanbe, but significant challenges stand in the way of actually realizing the project.
World Bank Tries to Answer CASA-1000 Criticisms
TUTAP Energy Project Sparks Political Infighting in Afghanistan
May 10, 2016
TUTAP Energy Project Sparks Political Infighting in Afghanistan
To go through Bamyan or Salang? That is the question.
TUTAP Energy Project Sparks Political Infighting in Afghanistan
CASA-1000 Groundbreaking Planned for May
April 27, 2016
CASA-1000 Groundbreaking Planned for May
Like the December groundbreaking for TAPI, this is little more than movement for the sake of movement.
CASA-1000 Groundbreaking Planned for May
Coming This Spring: a CASA-1000 Photo-Op
March 18, 2016
Coming This Spring: a CASA-1000 Photo-Op
Pakistan says the “opening ceremony” will be in May, but no word on the project’s massive hurdles.
Coming This Spring: a CASA-1000 Photo-Op
CASA-1000: Finalized or Fantasy?
January 12, 2016
CASA-1000: Finalized or Fantasy?
Beyond security, there’s the simple issue of supply.
CASA-1000: Finalized or Fantasy?
Tajikistan Still Hopeful About CASA-1000
November 11, 2015
Tajikistan Still Hopeful About CASA-1000
The electricity generation scheme has its big backers, but skepticism remains.
Tajikistan Still Hopeful About CASA-1000
Kyrgyzstan Declares Energy Independence
September 01, 2015
Kyrgyzstan Declares Energy Independence
Is Kyrgyzstan energy independent at last? Not quite.
Kyrgyzstan Declares Energy Independence
Uzbekistan Still Hates the Rogun Dam Project
August 04, 2015
Uzbekistan Still Hates the Rogun Dam Project
“Uzbekistan never, and under no circumstances, will provide support to this project.”
Uzbekistan Still Hates the Rogun Dam Project
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