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Kyrgyzstan Deports AFP Central Asia Correspondent
December 12, 2017
Kyrgyzstan Deports AFP Central Asia Correspondent
Chris Rickleton pleaded on Facebook to the new president to allow him to "return to live with my family in the country I love.”
Kyrgyzstan Deports AFP Central Asia Correspondent
Can Central Asia’s Poorest States Pay Back Their Debts to China?
December 01, 2017
Can Central Asia’s Poorest States Pay Back Their Debts to China?
Despite concerns, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan have, so far, been able to manage debt repayment to China fairly well.
Can Central Asia’s Poorest States Pay Back Their Debts to China?
Can India ‘Connect' With Central Asia?
November 30, 2017
Can India ‘Connect' With Central Asia?
India has yet to translate its aspirations in Central Asia into reality.
Can India ‘Connect' With Central Asia?
Central Asia Is Not a Breeding Ground for Radicalization
November 15, 2017
Central Asia Is Not a Breeding Ground for Radicalization
Both in Europe and the United States, this argument is made with increasing frequency but it doesn't reflect reality.
Central Asia Is Not a Breeding Ground for Radicalization
Uzbekistan Aims to Move Regional Cooperation From Talking Points to Reality
November 14, 2017
Uzbekistan Aims to Move Regional Cooperation From Talking Points to Reality
Uzbekistan wants to breathe life into regional cooperation with the help of the UN and EU.
Uzbekistan Aims to Move Regional Cooperation From Talking Points to Reality
At the Samarkand Conference, Bilateral Bad Blood and Mistrust Loom Large
November 11, 2017
At the Samarkand Conference, Bilateral Bad Blood and Mistrust Loom Large
At a regional security conference, bilateral bad blood sidetracks greater cooperative ambitions.
At the Samarkand Conference, Bilateral Bad Blood and Mistrust Loom Large
Pride and Kazakh-Kyrgyz Rift
October 28, 2017
Pride and Kazakh-Kyrgyz Rift
Meanwhile, "cautious optimism" about Uzbekistan and a quick lesson on Soviet history in the region; weekend reading.
Pride and Kazakh-Kyrgyz Rift
An Uzbek President Touches Down in Turkey for the First Time in 18 Years
October 25, 2017
An Uzbek President Touches Down in Turkey for the First Time in 18 Years
As Mirziyoyev heads to Ankara, conditions are ripe for a rapprochement in bilateral ties.
An Uzbek President Touches Down in Turkey for the First Time in 18 Years
Uzbekistan in the Spotlight
September 30, 2017
Uzbekistan in the Spotlight
The center of Central Asia has turned its focus to multilateral regional cooperation.
Uzbekistan in the Spotlight
Central Asian Central Banks Play with Rates to Boost Growth
August 29, 2017
Central Asian Central Banks Play with Rates to Boost Growth
Sliding out of crisis, how are regional central banks handling their monetary realities?
Central Asian Central Banks Play with Rates to Boost Growth
Extremism in Central Asia: Pushing Back on Reflexive Dismissals
August 25, 2017
Extremism in Central Asia: Pushing Back on Reflexive Dismissals
It is important to set the record straight and further the conversation about an undercovered region.
Extremism in Central Asia: Pushing Back on Reflexive Dismissals
What’s All the Fuss About Terrorism in Central Asia?
August 16, 2017
What’s All the Fuss About Terrorism in Central Asia?
Reports from Central Asia about a future doomed to violent Islamic extremism in the region are thin on evidence.
What’s All the Fuss About Terrorism in Central Asia?
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
A New Opportunity for India-Kazakhstan Relations
July 28, 2017
A New Opportunity for India-Kazakhstan Relations
The Shanghai Cooperation Organization offers an avenue for both countries to boost ties.
A New Opportunity for India-Kazakhstan Relations
A Central Asian President's Guide to Getting Published
July 14, 2017
A Central Asian President's Guide to Getting Published
An important building block in any cult of personality is a whole shelf of laudatory texts.
A Central Asian President's Guide to Getting Published
Tajikistan and Central Asia's Culture Wars
July 12, 2017
Tajikistan and Central Asia's Culture Wars
There’s no unweaving history’s tapestry in Central Asia.
Tajikistan and Central Asia's Culture Wars
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