Subscribe

Tag

Islam Karimov

New Faces, Old Patterns in Uzbekistan’s Foreign Policy
August 21, 2019

New Faces, Old Patterns in Uzbekistan’s Foreign Policy

By Aleksey Asiryan
Uzbekistan’s change of foreign policy course has its roots in a 2012 concept that recognized changing regional dynamics.

Uzbekistan: Reforms Underway, but Democracy Still Out of Reach
August 07, 2019

Uzbekistan: Reforms Underway, but Democracy Still Out of Reach

By Justine Doody
With parliamentary elections slated for late 2019 or early 2020, will Uzbekistan remain in essence a one-party state?
Uzbek Activists Urge Caution in Returning Gulnara’s Ill-Gotten Gains
July 30, 2019

Uzbek Activists Urge Caution in Returning Gulnara’s Ill-Gotten Gains

By Catherine Putz
As reports stir of pending asset returns, a group of activists urge international stakeholders to be cautious in how they proceed.

Uzbek Foreign Minister on Reforms: ‘There Is No Way Back‘
February 13, 2019

Uzbek Foreign Minister on Reforms: ‘There Is No Way Back‘

By Umida Hashimova
The foreign minister was clear that Uzbekistan’s ongoing reforms are irreversible.

US Commerce Secretary Praises Uzbekistan's Progress
October 26, 2018

US Commerce Secretary Praises Uzbekistan's Progress

By Catherine Putz
Secretary Wilbur Ross praised Uzbekistan's “democratic reforms,” but what he really meant was economic reforms.

Did Tajikistan Just Ditch a Rail Project With Turkmenistan?
September 25, 2018

Did Tajikistan Just Ditch a Rail Project With Turkmenistan?

By Catherine Putz
Tajikistan once sought to circumvent Uzbekistan with a railway through Afghanistan to Turkmenistan. But Tajik-Uzbek relations are better now.

Conservative Religious Bloggers Detained in Uzbekistan
September 06, 2018

Conservative Religious Bloggers Detained in Uzbekistan

By Catherine Putz
The arrests cast a pall on Uzbekistan's reform efforts and illustrate the boundaries of Tashkent's tolerance for debate.
Cutting Out the Kingmaker: Mirziyoyev at a Crossroads
March 09, 2018

Cutting Out the Kingmaker: Mirziyoyev at a Crossroads

By Tim Geschwindt
Reform and regime consolidation in Uzbekistan share much of the same path, what comes next is key.

Uzbekistan Dismisses Long-Serving and Much-Feared Security Service Chief
February 01, 2018

Uzbekistan Dismisses Long-Serving and Much-Feared Security Service Chief

By Catherine Putz
President Mirziyoyev’s dismissal of Rustam Inoyatov may be power consolidation, but it may also clear the way for reforms.

Uzbekistan in the Spotlight
September 30, 2017

Uzbekistan in the Spotlight

By Catherine Putz
The center of Central Asia has turned its focus to multilateral regional cooperation.

Unraveling Grand Corruption in Uzbekistan
August 09, 2017

Unraveling Grand Corruption in Uzbekistan

By Catherine Putz
A Dance With the Cobra: Confronting Grand Corruption in Uzbekistan aims to explain the tangled web of corruption in Uzbekistan.
Uzbek Authorities Say Gulnara in Custody, Facing Additional Charges
July 29, 2017

Uzbek Authorities Say Gulnara in Custody, Facing Additional Charges

By Catherine Putz
The statement by Uzbek authorities is a few years late but another sign of progress.

Page 1 of 5