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North Korea Lashes out at Pompeo, With New Foreign Ministry Department
March 31, 2020

North Korea Lashes out at Pompeo, With New Foreign Ministry Department

By Ankit Panda
North Korea has threatened the United States with “payback.”

US Shames Afghan Leaders’ Obstinance as Pandemic Looms
March 24, 2020

US Shames Afghan Leaders’ Obstinance as Pandemic Looms

By Associated Press
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo threatened a $1 billion cut to Afghanistan funding if Afghanistan’s leaders can’t settle their feuds.
As Pompeo Leaves Kabul, No Word on Political Power-Sharing Deal
March 24, 2020

As Pompeo Leaves Kabul, No Word on Political Power-Sharing Deal

By Associated Press
The U.S. had said it wouldn't get involved in the political tussle, but with a fragile peace at risk Pompeo undertook an urgent visit to Afghanistan.

Why the Trump Administration’s Central Asia Strategy Improves Over Its Predecessors
March 01, 2020

Why the Trump Administration’s Central Asia Strategy Improves Over Its Predecessors

By S. Frederick Starr and Svante Cornell
U.S. Central Asia policy has room to improve, but the Trump administration is steering things on the right track.

Pompeo’s Africa Trip Reinforces Message of Competition With China 
February 24, 2020

Pompeo’s Africa Trip Reinforces Message of Competition With China 

By Eleanor Albert
Increasingly, U.S. diplomacy around the world is being shaped by the perceived competition with China.

Before and Beyond 5G: Central Asia’s Huawei Connections
February 19, 2020

Before and Beyond 5G: Central Asia’s Huawei Connections

By Umida Hashimova
Huawei and Central Asian countries have special and long-lasting relations that are here to stay. 

The Coming US-China Competition in Central Asia
February 06, 2020

The Coming US-China Competition in Central Asia

By Katie Stallard-Blanchette
Washington signals a new pushback against China in the former Soviet republics.
Where Is the Afghan Peace Deal Now?
February 05, 2020

Where Is the Afghan Peace Deal Now?

By Catherine Putz
Is the United States any closer to settling a long-discussed peace deal with the Taliban? Not really, if comments from top diplomats are anything to go by.

Press Freedom Questions Follow Pompeo to Central Asia
February 04, 2020

Press Freedom Questions Follow Pompeo to Central Asia

By Catherine Putz
The U.S. secretary of state said he’s sent a “perfect message” on press freedoms.

Pompeo, in Kazakhstan, Warns of China’s Growing Reach
February 03, 2020

Pompeo, in Kazakhstan, Warns of China’s Growing Reach

By Associated Press
The secretary of state pressed Kazakhstan to be wary of Chinese investment and influence, urging it and others to join calls demanding an end to China's repression of minorities.

US Secretary of State Pompeo’s Trip to Central Asia Back on
January 30, 2020

US Secretary of State Pompeo’s Trip to Central Asia Back on

By Catherine Putz
This weekend Pompeo will make stops in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.
Trouble in the Middle East Prompts Pompeo to Postpone Eastern Europe, Central Asia Trip
January 02, 2020

Trouble in the Middle East Prompts Pompeo to Postpone Eastern Europe, Central Asia Trip

By Catherine Putz
Once again, U.S. foreign policy engagements elsewhere in the world are truncated because of trouble in the Middle East.

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