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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
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
Promise of Progress: Visas and Borders on the Uzbek-Tajik Agenda
January 12, 2018
Promise of Progress: Visas and Borders on the Uzbek-Tajik Agenda
An agreement on visa-free travel up to a month between Tajikistan and Uzbekistan is in the works.
Promise of Progress: Visas and Borders on the Uzbek-Tajik Agenda
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
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
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
After Cancellations and Delays, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan Reopen Air Link
April 12, 2017
After Cancellations and Delays, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan Reopen Air Link
On Tuesday, the first direct commercial flight between the neighboring countries in 25 years landed in Dushanbe.
After Cancellations and Delays, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan Reopen Air Link
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
Mirziyoyev Keeping Up the Good Neighbor Act
November 02, 2016
Mirziyoyev Keeping Up the Good Neighbor Act
Time will be the true test, but on regional relations the likely next Uzbek president looks to be making progress.
Mirziyoyev Keeping Up the Good Neighbor Act
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
Tajikistan: Bailouts, Depots and Bad Neighbors
February 27, 2016
Tajikistan: Bailouts, Depots and Bad Neighbors
Recommended regional reads on Dushanbe's financial troubles, quest to quash opposition, and poor neighborly relations.
Tajikistan: Bailouts, Depots and Bad Neighbors
Tajik President Says ‘Certain States’ Have ‘Evil Plans’ for Tajikistan
January 22, 2016
Tajik President Says ‘Certain States’ Have ‘Evil Plans’ for Tajikistan
By externalizing Dushanbe’s problems, Rahmon is avoiding domestic responsibility.
Tajik President Says ‘Certain States’ Have ‘Evil Plans’ for Tajikistan
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?
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
Kazakh Fisherman Shot by Uzbek Border Guards
July 02, 2015
Kazakh Fisherman Shot by Uzbek Border Guards
Meanwhile, there were similar incidents on the Kyrgyz and Tajik borders.
Kazakh Fisherman Shot by Uzbek Border Guards
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