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Decoding Central Asia: What’s Next for the US Administration?
February 28, 2017
Decoding Central Asia: What’s Next for the US Administration?
A secure and stable Central Asia is in the interest of the United States.
Decoding Central Asia: What’s Next for the US Administration?
What Central Asia Means to the United States
September 16, 2016
What Central Asia Means to the United States
From the Great Game to the final frontier, Central Asia takes on new importance in a rapidly shrinking world.
What Central Asia Means to the United States
A New Day for US-Central Asia Relations?
August 04, 2016
A New Day for US-Central Asia Relations?
Washington needs to clarify how new C5+1 projects either build on or differ from previous endeavors.
A New Day for US-Central Asia Relations?
The Unsurprising Doldrums of US-Central Asia Trade
August 03, 2016
The Unsurprising Doldrums of US-Central Asia Trade
Washington's trade with Central Asia experienced a drastic drop in 2015 and recovery prospects look dim.
The Unsurprising Doldrums of US-Central Asia Trade
US Aims to Increase Funding for Alternative Media Sources in Central Asia
June 16, 2016
US Aims to Increase Funding for Alternative Media Sources in Central Asia
The US State Department wants to counteract “Russia’s well-financed propaganda machine.”
US Aims to Increase Funding for Alternative Media Sources in Central Asia
Poll: Central Asia Points to the US as its Biggest Threat
April 06, 2016
Poll: Central Asia Points to the US as its Biggest Threat
Afghanistan also tops the list of regional responses to a Gallup Poll last year; ISIS makes an appearance too.
Poll: Central Asia Points to the US as its Biggest Threat
The United States Faces a Security Assistance Dilemma in Central Asia
March 25, 2016
The United States Faces a Security Assistance Dilemma in Central Asia
The U.S. State Department has been ignoring many of its own rules for years; it's no surprise the Defense Department is too
The United States Faces a Security Assistance Dilemma in Central Asia
How is Russia Losing Ground in Central Asia?
February 13, 2016
How is Russia Losing Ground in Central Asia?
A glimpse at Kazakh meritocracy and discussion of the West’s policies in the region; recommended links.
How is Russia Losing Ground in Central Asia?
US Bill Including Central Asia on 'High Risk' List Fails
January 22, 2016
US Bill Including Central Asia on 'High Risk' List Fails
The bill was soundly rejected – but Central Asia’s inclusion in the list of “high risk” countries lingers.
US Bill Including Central Asia on 'High Risk' List Fails
Fences and Offenses: Kerry in Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan
November 02, 2015
Fences and Offenses: Kerry in Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan
The U.S. is mending fences in Kyrgyzstan and avoiding offenses in Uzbekistan.
Fences and Offenses: Kerry in Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan
Kerry Off to Central Asia Amid Pressure to Bring Up Human Rights
October 31, 2015
Kerry Off to Central Asia Amid Pressure to Bring Up Human Rights
A quick look at what to read as Kerry travels the region and a few other recommended reads.
Kerry Off to Central Asia Amid Pressure to Bring Up Human Rights
US Secretary of State to Visit All Five Central Asian States
October 28, 2015
US Secretary of State to Visit All Five Central Asian States
You could call it the “grand Stan slam.”
US Secretary of State to Visit All Five Central Asian States
The US Prefers China to Russia in Central Asia
June 03, 2015
The US Prefers China to Russia in Central Asia
State officials are quick to mention Russia's economic troubles, ignore the EEU, and compliment China.
The US Prefers China to Russia in Central Asia
Following the New Silk Road
October 22, 2014
Following the New Silk Road
Experts are skeptical of the future of what is essentially America’s exit strategy for Afghanistan.
Following the New Silk Road
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