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The Rise of Regionalism in Central Asia?
April 02, 2018
The Rise of Regionalism in Central Asia?
Despite shared history, Central Asia has long lacked regional cohesion. That could be changing.
The Rise of Regionalism in Central Asia?
Uzbekistan's Afghanistan Peace Conference: What to Expect
March 24, 2018
Uzbekistan's Afghanistan Peace Conference: What to Expect
Can Uzbekistan help Afghanistan reach peace?
Uzbekistan's Afghanistan Peace Conference: What to Expect
Uzbek Judge Grants Defendant's Request to Investigate Torture Allegation
March 14, 2018
Uzbek Judge Grants Defendant's Request to Investigate Torture Allegation
Jailed Uzbek journalist Bobomurod Abdullayev claims he was tortured and a judge agreed to grant his petition for an expert's examination.
Uzbek Judge Grants Defendant's Request to Investigate Torture Allegation
Uzbekistan Makes Up With Tajikistan Over Electricity
March 12, 2018
Uzbekistan Makes Up With Tajikistan Over Electricity
For over two decades, the Uzbek-Tajik relationship has been marred by tension, but a recent bilateral visit may mark a true thaw.
Uzbekistan Makes Up With Tajikistan Over Electricity
Cutting Out the Kingmaker: Mirziyoyev at a Crossroads
March 09, 2018
Cutting Out the Kingmaker: Mirziyoyev at a Crossroads
Reform and regime consolidation in Uzbekistan share much of the same path, what comes next is key.
Cutting Out the Kingmaker: Mirziyoyev at a Crossroads
High Hopes for Mending Tajikistan-Uzbekistan Relations Ahead of State Visit
March 01, 2018
High Hopes for Mending Tajikistan-Uzbekistan Relations Ahead of State Visit
Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev is set to visit Tajikistan March 9-10.
High Hopes for Mending Tajikistan-Uzbekistan Relations Ahead of State Visit
Uzbek Secret Police Reportedly Kicked off Imprisoned Journalist’s Case
February 26, 2018
Uzbek Secret Police Reportedly Kicked off Imprisoned Journalist’s Case
President Mirziyoyev continues to undermine the SNB, while observers wonder if he's serious about human rights reforms.
Uzbek Secret Police Reportedly Kicked off Imprisoned Journalist’s Case
Uzbekistan Pushes for Bond Debut Before Privatization
February 24, 2018
Uzbekistan Pushes for Bond Debut Before Privatization
Uzbekistan is preparing coupons for up to $300 million to reap the benefits of the investors' widespread hunger for high yields.
Uzbekistan Pushes for Bond Debut Before Privatization
Journalist's Detention a Test Case for Uzbek Regime on Human Rights
February 15, 2018
Journalist's Detention a Test Case for Uzbek Regime on Human Rights
Bobomurod Abdullaev, a journalist, was detained in September 2017 by Uzbekistan's secret police.
Journalist's Detention a Test Case for Uzbek Regime on Human Rights
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
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