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What Can Be Done to Boost Indonesia-Central Asia Relations?

What Can Be Done to Boost Indonesia-Central Asia Relations?

By Jeniar Nelsus Mooy
Distance and weak connectivity are major challenges, but there is the potential for a stronger partnership that would benefit the two regions' people and business communities.

How Does China Study Central Asia?

How Does China Study Central Asia?

By Catherine Putz
A conversation with Frank Maracchione on Central Asia studies in China.
US Looks to Draw Central Asia Into Critical Minerals Supply Chains

US Looks to Draw Central Asia Into Critical Minerals Supply Chains

By The Diplomat
What are the strategic interests of the United States in the development of deposits of critical minerals in Central Asia?

The Middle Corridor: A Renaissance in Global Commerce

The Middle Corridor: A Renaissance in Global Commerce

By Hunter Stoll
Although the Middle Corridor offers promise, its journey toward becoming a viable strategic alternative to existing trade routes will be met with tough challenges.

Fratricidal Jihad: Assessing the Central Asian ISKP Attacks on Turkey

Fratricidal Jihad: Assessing the Central Asian ISKP Attacks on Turkey

By Uran Botobekov
Due to linguistic, religious, and cultural commonalities, members of the Islamic State and al-Qaida from Central Asia can often bypass security filters in the wider Turkic world.

Why Is Tashkent Reluctant to Reconnect with Ethnic Uzbeks Abroad?

Why Is Tashkent Reluctant to Reconnect with Ethnic Uzbeks Abroad?

By Niginakhon Saida
Although there are millions of ethnic Uzbeks in neighboring countries, the Uzbek government does not seriously entertain the idea of building bonds with them. Why?

Navigating New Horizons: Uzbekistan’s Role in Global Connectivity

Navigating New Horizons: Uzbekistan’s Role in Global Connectivity

By Alouddin Komilov
The EU and Central Asia have a critical opportunity to strengthen their collaboration in the face of evolving geopolitical challenges affecting global trade routes.
Following China’s Export of Sanctioned Goods Through Central Asia to Russia

Following China’s Export of Sanctioned Goods Through Central Asia to Russia

By Dilfuza Mirzakhmedova, Shakhriyor Ismailkhodjaev, and Kamila Fayzieva
Goods exported to Russia from China via Central Asia need not be weapons in order to contribute to Russia’s war efforts in Ukraine. 

Central Asia’s Water Crisis Is Already Here

Central Asia’s Water Crisis Is Already Here

By Jahan Taganova, Anna Shabanova-Serdechna, and Niginakhon Saida
What will it take for Central Asian states to sustainably adapt to climate change, particularly the regional water crisis that is already underway?

Central Asian Jihadi Perspectives on Iran’s ‘Axis of Resistance’

Central Asian Jihadi Perspectives on Iran’s ‘Axis of Resistance’

By Uran Botobekov
Tehran’s “axis of resistance” ostensibly tries to cut through the Shia-Sunni divide, but Central and South Asian Jihadi groups aren’t buying it.

Huawei’s Growing Presence in Central Asia’s Telecom Industry

Huawei’s Growing Presence in Central Asia’s Telecom Industry

By Berikbol Dukeyev, Dilfuza Mirzakhmedova, and Madina Tursonova
In both Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, Huawei has positioned itself as a major player in the telecommunications market.
Central Asia’s Rare Earths May Fuel Energy Transition

Central Asia’s Rare Earths May Fuel Energy Transition

By Wilder Alejandro Sánchez
If rare earth elements are the crude oil of the 21st century, then Central Asia and Mongolia may be the Saudi Arabias of these strategic minerals. 

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