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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
TAPI and CASA-1000 Remain in Project Purgatory
July 10, 2017
TAPI and CASA-1000 Remain in Project Purgatory
As usual, there’s plenty of official optimism.
TAPI and CASA-1000 Remain in Project Purgatory
The Disconnect Between the EU's Central Asia Strategy and Reality
July 07, 2017
The Disconnect Between the EU's Central Asia Strategy and Reality
Europe's strategy in Central Asia focuses on bilateral relations and reforms, but reality demonstrates the limits of these aims.
The Disconnect Between the EU's Central Asia Strategy and Reality
Relatives of Gulmurod Khalimov Killed in Fight with Tajik Police
July 05, 2017
Relatives of Gulmurod Khalimov Killed in Fight with Tajik Police
Two of Khalimov’s brothers and two nephews were killed.
Relatives of Gulmurod Khalimov Killed in Fight with Tajik Police
20 Years Later, Tajikistan Rewrites Civil War History
June 28, 2017
20 Years Later, Tajikistan Rewrites Civil War History
"So much has gone awry that most... produce little more than puzzled expressions when asked who is to blame."
20 Years Later, Tajikistan Rewrites Civil War History
What a Lawyer's Forgery Scam Tells Us About Justice in Tajikistan
June 27, 2017
What a Lawyer's Forgery Scam Tells Us About Justice in Tajikistan
Scamming a corrupt system isn't, apparently, all that difficult.
What a Lawyer's Forgery Scam Tells Us About Justice in Tajikistan
Record Number of Tajiks Knocked at the EU's Door in 2016
June 13, 2017
Record Number of Tajiks Knocked at the EU's Door in 2016
In 2016, 830 Tajik citizens applied for asylum at the Polish border -- up from just 105 in 2014.
Record Number of Tajiks Knocked at the EU's Door in 2016
UN Chief Embarks on Central Asia Tour
June 08, 2017
UN Chief Embarks on Central Asia Tour
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is making the full five-state tour.
UN Chief Embarks on Central Asia Tour
SCO Set to Expand, Adding India and Pakistan
June 06, 2017
SCO Set to Expand, Adding India and Pakistan
Does it matter that two new flags will rise in Beijing?
SCO Set to Expand, Adding India and Pakistan
Peacefulness on the Rise in Central Asia
June 05, 2017
Peacefulness on the Rise in Central Asia
In the latest Global Peace Index, Central Asia shows improvement.
Peacefulness on the Rise in Central Asia
Iran Courts Tajikistan
May 31, 2017
Iran Courts Tajikistan
What does Tehran’s focus on building relations with Dushanbe mean for Central Asia?
Iran Courts Tajikistan
Nuance Needed: Religious Laws and Enforcement in Tajikistan
May 27, 2017
Nuance Needed: Religious Laws and Enforcement in Tajikistan
“Do people know what the laws are? If not, do the laws matter?”
Nuance Needed: Religious Laws and Enforcement in Tajikistan
Russia Deploys Iskander Missiles to Tajikistan for Anti-Terror Drills
May 25, 2017
Russia Deploys Iskander Missiles to Tajikistan for Anti-Terror Drills
Practice makes perfect, right? Tajikistan and Russia to hold counterterror drills next week.
Russia Deploys Iskander Missiles to Tajikistan for Anti-Terror Drills
No Justice for Lawyers in Tajikistan
May 25, 2017
No Justice for Lawyers in Tajikistan
New report, same old story: Dushanbe's crackdown on lawyers continues.
No Justice for Lawyers in Tajikistan
Kazakhstan Considers Revoking Terrorists’ Citizenship
May 24, 2017
Kazakhstan Considers Revoking Terrorists’ Citizenship
If passed, a range of crimes, from joining a terrorist group to separatism, could be grounds to lose citizenship.
Kazakhstan Considers Revoking Terrorists’ Citizenship
US Transfers $6 Million in Vehicles and Equipment to Tajikistan
May 12, 2017
US Transfers $6 Million in Vehicles and Equipment to Tajikistan
More stuff for Tajikistan's border services, courtesy of Washington.
US Transfers $6 Million in Vehicles and Equipment to Tajikistan
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