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Uzbekistan’s President to Visit Tajikistan Soon
January 09, 2018
Uzbekistan’s President to Visit Tajikistan Soon
While there's no date yet, the visit is expected in early 2018 and will mark a significant diplomatic step in the region.
Uzbekistan’s President to Visit Tajikistan Soon
Uzbekistan’s Changing Rogun Tone
July 10, 2017
Uzbekistan’s Changing Rogun Tone
Without Karimov's bombast about Rogun, Tashkent is better positioned to earnestly engage on an issue of vital importance.
Uzbekistan’s Changing Rogun Tone
Why Uzbekistan’s Shifts on Water Politics Matter
April 18, 2017
Why Uzbekistan’s Shifts on Water Politics Matter
Recent statements from Uzbek officials drop previous vitriol in favor of diplomatic neighborliness.
Why Uzbekistan’s Shifts on Water Politics Matter
Why Central Asia Won't Go to War
April 05, 2017
Why Central Asia Won't Go to War
Diplomatically and domestically, Central Asia's governments can't afford a full-blown conflict.
Why Central Asia Won't Go to War
Will Central Asia Water Wars Derail China's Silk Road?
March 24, 2017
Will Central Asia Water Wars Derail China's Silk Road?
China needs to be wary of a looming water crisis in Central Asia.
Will Central Asia Water Wars Derail China's Silk Road?
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?
What Happens to Uzbek Opposition to CASA-1000 if Karimov Is Dead?
September 02, 2016
What Happens to Uzbek Opposition to CASA-1000 if Karimov Is Dead?
Given the potential successors, continuity looks like the most likely option.
What Happens to Uzbek Opposition to CASA-1000 if Karimov Is Dead?
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
Mudslides Make a Mess in Central Asia
July 30, 2015
Mudslides Make a Mess in Central Asia
Higher than average temperatures have led to increased glacial melt and dangerous mudslides across the region.
Mudslides Make a Mess in Central Asia
Turkmenistan's Water Insecurity Is a Man-Made Problem
July 14, 2015
Turkmenistan's Water Insecurity Is a Man-Made Problem
Ashgabat is plagued by geography but also dramatic state mismanagement of the country’s limited water resources.
Turkmenistan's Water Insecurity Is a Man-Made Problem
Thirsty Yet? Central Asia's Coming Water Crisis
June 18, 2015
Thirsty Yet? Central Asia's Coming Water Crisis
Everyone agrees water is a growing problem in the region, but the states of Central Asia can’t agree on what to do.
Thirsty Yet? Central Asia's Coming Water Crisis
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