Central Asian Regionalism After the 5th Leaders’ Meeting
By Filippo Costa Buranelli
Parsing what the consultative meeting in Dushanbe can tell us about the region’s present considerations and future indications.
How Uzbekistan Promotes Regional Integration in Central Asia
By Tanbaev Ozod
Despite the modest progress achieved under Uzbek leadership, there are still numerous challenges to Central Asian regionalism.
What Happened at the Latest Central Asian Leaders’ Meeting?
By Aizada Nuriddenova
The world has changed profoundly since the last Central Asian Consultative Meeting, yet the new regional grouping carries on.
A More Integrated Future? Mapping Central Asian Optimism
By Elizabeth Woods and Thomas Baker
There’s a clear need for meaningful integration and cooperation in Central Asia, and public optimism for it. So what’s holding the region back?
How the Central Asian States Can Protect Themselves From Russia
By Andrew D’Anieri
A more integrated region will be richer, stabler, and more secure -- and countries won’t have to contemplate using their sovereignty as collateral.
What a New High-Speed Railway Tells Us About Kazakhstan-Uzbekistan Relations
By Umida Hashimova
The new project serves as another testament to the strengthening relations between the two countries.
Is This Central Asia’s ASEAN Moment?
By S. Frederick Starr
On November 29, Central Asia re-emerged as a world region.
Singing, Dancing, and a Little Plov: Central Asia’s Got Talent
By Colleen Wood
Politics and economics are not the only relevant spheres of integration in Central Asia; a new TV show makes regional cooperation tangible to the masses.
Is Regional Cooperation in Central Asia All About Stability?
By Colleen Wood
Kyrgyzstan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs emphasized stability in a talk about regional cooperation.