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Charting Progress in Mirziyoyev’s Uzbekistan
September 01, 2019
Charting Progress in Mirziyoyev’s Uzbekistan
Three years of frenzied reform activity have certainly made a difference, but much work remains to be done.
Charting Progress in Mirziyoyev’s Uzbekistan
New Faces, Old Patterns in Uzbekistan’s Foreign Policy
August 21, 2019
New Faces, Old Patterns in Uzbekistan’s Foreign Policy
Uzbekistan’s change of foreign policy course has its roots in a 2012 concept that recognized changing regional dynamics.
New Faces, Old Patterns in Uzbekistan’s Foreign Policy
Uzbekistan: Reforms Underway, but Democracy Still Out of Reach
August 07, 2019
Uzbekistan: Reforms Underway, but Democracy Still Out of Reach
With parliamentary elections slated for late 2019 or early 2020, will Uzbekistan remain in essence a one-party state?
Uzbekistan: Reforms Underway, but Democracy Still Out of Reach
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
As reports stir of pending asset returns, a group of activists urge international stakeholders to be cautious in how they proceed.
Uzbek Activists Urge Caution in Returning Gulnara’s Ill-Gotten Gains
Uzbekistan Focused on Developing Trade with Afghanistan
July 29, 2019
Uzbekistan Focused on Developing Trade with Afghanistan
Tashkent’s intentions have swiftly moved toward actions when it comes to increasing trade cooperation with Afghanistan.
Uzbekistan Focused on Developing Trade with Afghanistan
Can Return Migration Be a ‘Brain Gain’ for Uzbekistan?
May 31, 2019
Can Return Migration Be a ‘Brain Gain’ for Uzbekistan?
Tashkent looks to expats to bring their expertise and experience back to Uzbekistan.
Can Return Migration Be a ‘Brain Gain’ for Uzbekistan?
What are the Prospects for Reform in Uzbekistan?
May 14, 2019
What are the Prospects for Reform in Uzbekistan?
A panel of experts say that prospects for genuine reform in Uzbekistan look promising, but are not guaranteed.
What are the Prospects for Reform in Uzbekistan?
Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan: A Tale of Blocking and Unblocking
May 13, 2019
Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan: A Tale of Blocking and Unblocking
While Kazakhstan may have a more vibrant media space than Uzbekistan, the trends in each country are moving in opposite directions.
Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan: A Tale of Blocking and Unblocking
Uzbek Presidential Daughter Takes First Work Trip
April 29, 2019
Uzbek Presidential Daughter Takes First Work Trip
The Uzbekistan president’s daughter focused on youth issues in her first appearance as a public servant.
Uzbek Presidential Daughter Takes First Work Trip
Uzbekistan: It's Time Look Beyond Repression or Radicalism
April 18, 2019
Uzbekistan: It's Time Look Beyond Repression or Radicalism
There are better responses than repression or radicalism to points of friction in Uzbek society.
Uzbekistan: It's Time Look Beyond Repression or Radicalism
The Re-emergence of Uzbekistan’s First Minister of Interior
April 11, 2019
The Re-emergence of Uzbekistan’s First Minister of Interior
Zokirjon Almatov, brought out of retirement, recently gave an interview in which he discussed Andijan, a sensitive topic.
The Re-emergence of Uzbekistan’s First Minister of Interior
Uzbekistan Makes Serious Cuts to the Prosecutor General's Office
March 30, 2019
Uzbekistan Makes Serious Cuts to the Prosecutor General's Office
Three departments will be abolished, their staff and duties shuffled into other parts of the government.
Uzbekistan Makes Serious Cuts to the Prosecutor General's Office
Mamarizo Nurmuratov: Uzbekistan’s Unsung Hero?
March 30, 2019
Mamarizo Nurmuratov: Uzbekistan’s Unsung Hero?
The implementation of serious aspects of Mirziyoyev’s economic reforms have fallen to the central bank governor.
Mamarizo Nurmuratov: Uzbekistan’s Unsung Hero?
Uzbekistan Widens Engagement Beyond the Usual Partners
March 27, 2019
Uzbekistan Widens Engagement Beyond the Usual Partners
Judging from Mirziyoyev’s travel plans, Uzbekistan’s ambitions remain high and its circles of engagement are widening.
Uzbekistan Widens Engagement Beyond the Usual Partners
World Bank Optimistic About Uzbekistan
March 01, 2019
World Bank Optimistic About Uzbekistan
Uzbek and World Bank officials are all humming the same tune: There's no going back from reforms. Is it that simple?
World Bank Optimistic About Uzbekistan
The National Guard of Uzbekistan: Rising Profile, Lingering Problems
February 22, 2019
The National Guard of Uzbekistan: Rising Profile, Lingering Problems
The National Guard may be at a new high, but a recent scandal suggests it is far from an exemplar domestic security force.
The National Guard of Uzbekistan: Rising Profile, Lingering Problems
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