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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 Making Progress to Phase Out Forced Cotton Labor, Report Says
April 03, 2019
Uzbekistan Making Progress to Phase Out Forced Cotton Labor, Report Says
Forced labor remains a reality in Uzbekistan, but the ILO and others are encouraged by the government's progress.
Uzbekistan Making Progress to Phase Out Forced Cotton Labor, Report Says
Uzbekistan Offers Samarkand as a Venue for Afghan Peace Talks
April 02, 2019
Uzbekistan Offers Samarkand as a Venue for Afghan Peace Talks
The U.S.-led efforts to broker peace get top billing, but Uzbek efforts are worth watching closely.
Uzbekistan Offers Samarkand as a Venue for Afghan Peace Talks
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
Bruce Pannier on Change in Central Asia
March 26, 2019
Bruce Pannier on Change in Central Asia
In 1990, Bruce Pannier first went to Central Asia -- what was it like and what’s changed since then?
Bruce Pannier on Change in Central Asia
What is Uzbekistan’s Role in the Afghan Peace Process?
March 11, 2019
What is Uzbekistan’s Role in the Afghan Peace Process?
As Tashkent’s officials move between Doha and Kabul, Uzbekistan is carving a quiet role for itself in the peace process.
What is Uzbekistan’s Role in the Afghan Peace Process?
Gulnara Karimova Charged With Conspiracy to Commit Money Laundering
March 08, 2019
Gulnara Karimova Charged With Conspiracy to Commit Money Laundering
Karimova, the late president's daughter, is having a very bad week.
Gulnara Karimova Charged With Conspiracy to Commit Money Laundering
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
Trains, Planes, and Automobiles: Central Asia Is Reconnecting With Itself
February 21, 2019
Trains, Planes, and Automobiles: Central Asia Is Reconnecting With Itself
Mapping newly created, resurrected, and proposed transport routes across Central Asia provides insight into regional connectivity drives.
Trains, Planes, and Automobiles: Central Asia Is Reconnecting With Itself
Why Do We Watch the Shuffling of Officials in Central Asia So Closely?
February 15, 2019
Why Do We Watch the Shuffling of Officials in Central Asia So Closely?
In one day, out the next -- what does the shuffling of officials in Central Asia really tell us?
Why Do We Watch the Shuffling of Officials in Central Asia So Closely?
Uzbekistan’s 2019 Strategy: Foreign Investments a Key Focus
February 01, 2019
Uzbekistan’s 2019 Strategy: Foreign Investments a Key Focus
Execution of the strategy agenda in full is unlikely, but it nevertheless gives a sense of government priorities for 2019.
Uzbekistan’s 2019 Strategy: Foreign Investments a Key Focus
A Reliable Partnership: German-Uzbek Relations in the Spotlight
January 24, 2019
A Reliable Partnership: German-Uzbek Relations in the Spotlight
German Chancellor Angela Merkel told Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev that Germany wants to be "Uzbekistan's reliable partner."
A Reliable Partnership: German-Uzbek Relations in the Spotlight
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