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Uzbekistan’s President to Visit Tajikistan Soon
January 09, 2018
Uzbekistan’s President to Visit Tajikistan Soon
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 President to Visit Tajikistan Soon
Tajikistan's Presidential Family Ousts Competitor in the Fuel Market
November 01, 2017
Tajikistan's Presidential Family Ousts Competitor in the Fuel Market
Tajik police detained a prominent businessman, leaving room for the president's son-in-law.
Tajikistan's Presidential Family Ousts Competitor in the Fuel Market
Junk Bond Sale and Development Aid: How to Build a Road and a Dam in Tajikistan
October 26, 2017
Junk Bond Sale and Development Aid: How to Build a Road and a Dam in Tajikistan
From the ADB to junk bond-hungry investors, Dushanbe is pulling in financial help. But will it make a difference?
Junk Bond Sale and Development Aid: How to Build a Road and a Dam in Tajikistan
Uzbekistan’s Changing Rogun Tone
July 10, 2017
Uzbekistan’s Changing Rogun Tone
Without Karimov's bombast about Rogun, Tashkent is better positioned to earnestly engage on an issue of vital importance.
Uzbekistan’s Changing Rogun Tone
Tajikistan Takes Up Chinese
May 23, 2017
Tajikistan Takes Up Chinese
Chinese classes are on the rise, but still not a priority for Tajik students.
Tajikistan Takes Up Chinese
Why Uzbekistan’s Shifts on Water Politics Matter
April 18, 2017
Why Uzbekistan’s Shifts on Water Politics Matter
Recent statements from Uzbek officials drop previous vitriol in favor of diplomatic neighborliness.
Why Uzbekistan’s Shifts on Water Politics Matter
Will Central Asia Water Wars Derail China's Silk Road?
March 24, 2017
Will Central Asia Water Wars Derail China's Silk Road?
China needs to be wary of a looming water crisis in Central Asia.
Will Central Asia Water Wars Derail China's Silk Road?
Tajikistan is Very Optimistic About Energy
December 23, 2016
Tajikistan is Very Optimistic About Energy
President Emomali Rahmon’s hopeful tone belies reality and history.
Tajikistan is Very Optimistic About Energy
Dam Deja-Vu: Construction Begins at Rogun
November 01, 2016
Dam Deja-Vu: Construction Begins at Rogun
40 years after the first time construction began at the site, Tajikistan moves forward with the record-setting dam.
Dam Deja-Vu: Construction Begins at Rogun
Tajikistan’s Rogun Dam Rankles Uzbekistan
July 21, 2016
Tajikistan’s Rogun Dam Rankles Uzbekistan
Dushanbe signs on an Italian company for construction, Tashkent says the project is a leftover of “Soviet megalomania.”
Tajikistan’s Rogun Dam Rankles Uzbekistan
CASA-1000: Finalized or Fantasy?
January 12, 2016
CASA-1000: Finalized or Fantasy?
Beyond security, there’s the simple issue of supply.
CASA-1000: Finalized or Fantasy?
Tajikistan Still Hopeful About CASA-1000
November 11, 2015
Tajikistan Still Hopeful About CASA-1000
The electricity generation scheme has its big backers, but skepticism remains.
Tajikistan Still Hopeful About CASA-1000
Uzbekistan Still Hates the Rogun Dam Project
August 04, 2015
Uzbekistan Still Hates the Rogun Dam Project
“Uzbekistan never, and under no circumstances, will provide support to this project.”
Uzbekistan Still Hates the Rogun Dam Project
Thirsty Yet? Central Asia's Coming Water Crisis
June 18, 2015
Thirsty Yet? Central Asia's Coming Water Crisis
Everyone agrees water is a growing problem in the region, but the states of Central Asia can’t agree on what to do.
Thirsty Yet? Central Asia's Coming Water Crisis
The SCO and Regional Dialogue
October 02, 2014
The SCO and Regional Dialogue
For all the questions about the SCO’s purpose, it has brought at least one unlikely pair together.
The SCO and Regional Dialogue
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