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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
Assessing Expectations: 2017 in Central Asia
December 30, 2017
Assessing Expectations: 2017 in Central Asia
How did my 2017 outlook measure up to reality?
Assessing Expectations: 2017 in Central Asia
President Mirziyoyev Takes Aim at Uzbek Security Services
December 26, 2017
President Mirziyoyev Takes Aim at Uzbek Security Services
In his first end-of-the-year speech, the Uzbek president recounted his reform efforts and set new targets.
President Mirziyoyev Takes Aim at Uzbek Security Services
Kazakh Citizen Sentenced to 15 Years for Attempt to Join the Islamic State
December 21, 2017
Kazakh Citizen Sentenced to 15 Years for Attempt to Join the Islamic State
Akhror Saidakhmetov, a legal resident of the United States and a Kazakh citizen, was arrested back in 2015.
Kazakh Citizen Sentenced to 15 Years for Attempt to Join the Islamic State
Attacks on Press Freedom Show Central Asia’s Authoritarian Side
December 20, 2017
Attacks on Press Freedom Show Central Asia’s Authoritarian Side
Media freedom continues to be a weak point in Central Asia.
Attacks on Press Freedom Show Central Asia’s Authoritarian Side
Ghani and Mirziyoyev Meet, Renew Afghan-Uzbek Ties
December 06, 2017
Ghani and Mirziyoyev Meet, Renew Afghan-Uzbek Ties
Connectivity was at the heart of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's visit to Uzbekistan this week.
Ghani and Mirziyoyev Meet, Renew Afghan-Uzbek Ties
A Death and a Question: What Does The Future Hold for Uzbekistan's Political Prisoners?
December 05, 2017
A Death and a Question: What Does The Future Hold for Uzbekistan's Political Prisoners?
Murod Juraev, 65, was released in 2015 after 21 years in prison. His death underscores the continued issue of political prisoners in Uzbekistan.
A Death and a Question: What Does The Future Hold for Uzbekistan's Political Prisoners?
Can India ‘Connect' With Central Asia?
November 30, 2017
Can India ‘Connect' With Central Asia?
India has yet to translate its aspirations in Central Asia into reality.
Can India ‘Connect' With Central Asia?
Uzbek President Mirziyoyev Lands in South Korea, Reaffirming a Strong Partnership
November 22, 2017
Uzbek President Mirziyoyev Lands in South Korea, Reaffirming a Strong Partnership
East Asian political realities are breathing new energy into Uzbekistan and South Korea's already strong relationship.
Uzbek President Mirziyoyev Lands in South Korea, Reaffirming a Strong Partnership
Central Asia Is Not a Breeding Ground for Radicalization
November 15, 2017
Central Asia Is Not a Breeding Ground for Radicalization
Both in Europe and the United States, this argument is made with increasing frequency but it doesn't reflect reality.
Central Asia Is Not a Breeding Ground for Radicalization
Uzbekistan Aims to Move Regional Cooperation From Talking Points to Reality
November 14, 2017
Uzbekistan Aims to Move Regional Cooperation From Talking Points to Reality
Uzbekistan wants to breathe life into regional cooperation with the help of the UN and EU.
Uzbekistan Aims to Move Regional Cooperation From Talking Points to Reality
Pride and Kazakh-Kyrgyz Rift
October 28, 2017
Pride and Kazakh-Kyrgyz Rift
Meanwhile, "cautious optimism" about Uzbekistan and a quick lesson on Soviet history in the region; weekend reading.
Pride and Kazakh-Kyrgyz Rift
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
An Uzbek President Touches Down in Turkey for the First Time in 18 Years
October 25, 2017
An Uzbek President Touches Down in Turkey for the First Time in 18 Years
As Mirziyoyev heads to Ankara, conditions are ripe for a rapprochement in bilateral ties.
An Uzbek President Touches Down in Turkey for the First Time in 18 Years
EBRD Approves First New Projects for Uzbekistan Since 2007
October 20, 2017
EBRD Approves First New Projects for Uzbekistan Since 2007
After a decade-long gap, the European bank is returning to financing new projects in Uzbekistan.
EBRD Approves First New Projects for Uzbekistan Since 2007
Uzbekistan in the Spotlight
September 30, 2017
Uzbekistan in the Spotlight
The center of Central Asia has turned its focus to multilateral regional cooperation.
Uzbekistan in the Spotlight
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