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Nazarbayev Goes to Washington
January 17, 2018
Nazarbayev Goes to Washington
Bilateral trade, Afghanistan, and North Korea's nukes were on the agenda.
Nazarbayev Goes to Washington
Trump to Host Kazakh President Next Week
January 11, 2018
Trump to Host Kazakh President Next Week
The visit will be Nursultan Nazarbayev's first under the presidency of Donald Trump.
Trump to Host Kazakh President Next Week
Felix Sater and Trump's Strange Kazakh Connections
July 11, 2017
Felix Sater and Trump's Strange Kazakh Connections
Felix Sater, a felon and “fixer” for post-Soviet actors, is apparently cooperating with investigators.
Felix Sater and Trump's Strange Kazakh Connections
How Trump Is Connected to a Kazakh Corruption Scandal
April 07, 2017
How Trump Is Connected to a Kazakh Corruption Scandal
The city of Almaty says former mayor Viktor Khrapunov stole millions and invested via shell companies in U.S. real estate.
How Trump Is Connected to a Kazakh Corruption Scandal
Why Did Peace Corps Leave Kazakhstan?
April 05, 2017
Why Did Peace Corps Leave Kazakhstan?
In 2011, Peace Corps left Kazakhstan. Newly surfaced documents shed light on the real reasons why.
Why Did Peace Corps Leave Kazakhstan?
In 2017, What Does CENTCOM Care About in Central Asia?
March 11, 2017
In 2017, What Does CENTCOM Care About in Central Asia?
A new year, a new posture statement to parse.
In 2017, What Does CENTCOM Care About in Central Asia?
What's Behind the Influx of Glittering Kazakhstan Op-Eds?
December 16, 2016
What's Behind the Influx of Glittering Kazakhstan Op-Eds?
Perhaps the country's 25th independence anniversary and new leadership coming to Washington.
What's Behind the Influx of Glittering Kazakhstan Op-Eds?
Trump and Nazarbayev’s ‘Miracle’ Chat
December 05, 2016
Trump and Nazarbayev’s ‘Miracle’ Chat
The next US president seems to have a predilection for praising autocrats.
Trump and Nazarbayev’s ‘Miracle’ Chat
What to Expect From US Central Asia Policy Under President Trump
November 14, 2016
What to Expect From US Central Asia Policy Under President Trump
More of the same policy of neglect, save for added mutual admiration of authoritarian tactics and kleptocratic expansion.
What to Expect From US Central Asia Policy Under President Trump
Trump's Ties to Transnational Corruption
October 20, 2016
Trump's Ties to Transnational Corruption
A bit more light on the manner in which post-Soviet elites access American property markets, and presidential nominees.
Trump's Ties to Transnational Corruption
From Almaty to Soho: Did a Kazakh Oligarch Launder Money Through a Trump Property?
October 20, 2016
From Almaty to Soho: Did a Kazakh Oligarch Launder Money Through a Trump Property?
A Financial Times investigation picks through the murky path from the former mayor of Almaty to Trump Soho.
From Almaty to Soho: Did a Kazakh Oligarch Launder Money Through a Trump Property?
5 Central Asian Foreign Ministers Convene in Washington
August 03, 2016
5 Central Asian Foreign Ministers Convene in Washington
The C5+1 is Washington's latest attempt at making diplomatic progress, of any kind, in Central Asia.
5 Central Asian Foreign Ministers Convene in Washington
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
Kazakhstan, Seeking Hacker Identities, Takes on Kim Dotcom
May 13, 2016
Kazakhstan, Seeking Hacker Identities, Takes on Kim Dotcom
A New Zealand court has ordered Mega to turn over user information in a Kazakhstan leaked government documents case.
Kazakhstan, Seeking Hacker Identities, Takes on Kim Dotcom
Kazakhstan and US Renew Nonproliferation Partnership
April 22, 2016
Kazakhstan and US Renew Nonproliferation Partnership
The two countries are working together to protect against nuclear terrorism.
Kazakhstan and US Renew Nonproliferation Partnership
US Judge Rejects Kazakhstan’s Facebook Demands
March 08, 2016
US Judge Rejects Kazakhstan’s Facebook Demands
Astana can’t use the U.S. court system to get the IP addresses of users associated with Respublika
US Judge Rejects Kazakhstan’s Facebook Demands
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