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Uzbekistan’s Impending Water Crisis
September 05, 2019

Uzbekistan’s Impending Water Crisis

By Aziz Egamov
Relations are good between Uzbekistan and Tajikistan, but a grave water crisis still looms.

Climate Change: An Omitted Security Threat in Central Asia
July 22, 2019

Climate Change: An Omitted Security Threat in Central Asia

By Khamza Sharifzoda
The impacts of climate change in Central Asia will be serious.
The Impact of Migration on Water Scarcity in Central Asia
June 19, 2018

The Impact of Migration on Water Scarcity in Central Asia

By Soumya Balasubramanya and Ted Horbulyk
What does male migration have to do with water scarcity in Central Asia?

Uzbekistan’s President to Visit Tajikistan Soon
January 09, 2018

Uzbekistan’s President to Visit Tajikistan Soon

By Catherine Putz
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 Changing Rogun Tone
July 10, 2017

Uzbekistan’s Changing Rogun Tone

By Catherine Putz
Without Karimov's bombast about Rogun, Tashkent is better positioned to earnestly engage on an issue of vital importance.

Why Uzbekistan’s Shifts on Water Politics Matter
April 18, 2017

Why Uzbekistan’s Shifts on Water Politics Matter

By Casey Michel
Recent statements from Uzbek officials drop previous vitriol in favor of diplomatic neighborliness.

Why Central Asia Won't Go to War
April 05, 2017

Why Central Asia Won't Go to War

By Nodir Boboev
Diplomatically and domestically, Central Asia's governments can't afford a full-blown conflict.
Will Central Asia Water Wars Derail China's Silk Road?
March 24, 2017

Will Central Asia Water Wars Derail China's Silk Road?

By Nishtha Chugh
China needs to be wary of a looming water crisis in Central Asia.

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?

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

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?

By Casey Michel
Given the potential successors, continuity looks like the most likely option.

Tajikistan Still Hopeful About CASA-1000
November 11, 2015

Tajikistan Still Hopeful About CASA-1000

By Catherine Putz
The electricity generation scheme has its big backers, but skepticism remains.
Mudslides Make a Mess in Central Asia
July 30, 2015

Mudslides Make a Mess in Central Asia

By Catherine Putz
Higher than average temperatures have led to increased glacial melt and dangerous mudslides across the region.

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