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Deradicalization in Uzbekistan: It's About the Economy
February 08, 2018
Deradicalization in Uzbekistan: It's About the Economy
Some of the best weapons against extremism may be as simple as a good job and a regular talk with the imam.
Deradicalization in Uzbekistan: It's About the Economy
Uzbekistan Loosens Visa Controls, Again
February 06, 2018
Uzbekistan Loosens Visa Controls, Again
Citizens of 39 countries promised simplified visa procedures and 7 countries granted visa-free travel to Uzbekistan.
Uzbekistan Loosens Visa Controls, Again
Kazakhstan Makes Arrests After Deadly Bus Fire Killed 52 Uzbek Labor Migrants
February 02, 2018
Kazakhstan Makes Arrests After Deadly Bus Fire Killed 52 Uzbek Labor Migrants
Uzbekistan, especially, needs to confront the underlying economic issues behind labor migration.
Kazakhstan Makes Arrests After Deadly Bus Fire Killed 52 Uzbek Labor Migrants
Uzbekistan Dismisses Long-Serving and Much-Feared Security Service Chief
February 01, 2018
Uzbekistan Dismisses Long-Serving and Much-Feared Security Service Chief
President Mirziyoyev’s dismissal of Rustam Inoyatov may be power consolidation, but it may also clear the way for reforms.
Uzbekistan Dismisses Long-Serving and Much-Feared Security Service Chief
Central Asian States Step Up Afghan Diplomacy
January 23, 2018
Central Asian States Step Up Afghan Diplomacy
Led by Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, Central Asia is taking a more active role in engaging with Afghanistan.
Central Asian States Step Up Afghan Diplomacy
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
President Mirziyoyev Takes Aim at Uzbek Security Services
December 26, 2017
President Mirziyoyev Takes Aim at Uzbek Security Services
In his first end-of-the-year speech, the Uzbek president recounted his reform efforts and set new targets.
President Mirziyoyev Takes Aim at Uzbek Security Services
Ghani and Mirziyoyev Meet, Renew Afghan-Uzbek Ties
December 06, 2017
Ghani and Mirziyoyev Meet, Renew Afghan-Uzbek Ties
Connectivity was at the heart of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's visit to Uzbekistan this week.
Ghani and Mirziyoyev Meet, Renew Afghan-Uzbek Ties
A Death and a Question: What Does The Future Hold for Uzbekistan's Political Prisoners?
December 05, 2017
A Death and a Question: What Does The Future Hold for Uzbekistan's Political Prisoners?
Murod Juraev, 65, was released in 2015 after 21 years in prison. His death underscores the continued issue of political prisoners in Uzbekistan.
A Death and a Question: What Does The Future Hold for Uzbekistan's Political Prisoners?
The Resurgence of Central Asian Connectivity
December 01, 2017
The Resurgence of Central Asian Connectivity
Can the world’s most dis-integrated region rebuild connectivity from within?
The Resurgence of Central Asian Connectivity
Uzbekistan: A Key to South Korea's Central Asia Strategy
November 28, 2017
Uzbekistan: A Key to South Korea's Central Asia Strategy
Uzbek President Mirziyoyev’s state visit was a nod to South Korea’s growing role in the region.
Uzbekistan: A Key to South Korea's Central Asia Strategy
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
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
Uzbek Exile Immediately Detained Upon Return
September 27, 2017
Uzbek Exile Immediately Detained Upon Return
Reform? Thaw? A few steps forward, a few steps back.
Uzbek Exile Immediately Detained Upon Return
Russia and Uzbekistan's Renewed Security Partnership
July 11, 2017
Russia and Uzbekistan's Renewed Security Partnership
Under President Mirziyoyev, Uzbekistan has shown a willingness to increase defense ties with Moscow.
Russia and Uzbekistan's Renewed Security Partnership
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