Central Asia

2 February 2011
Stop, You’re Embarrassing Me!

Kazakhstan’s president valiantly beats back a “grassroots” attempt to keep him in office for another 10 years. And calls a snap election. From EurasiaNet.

By Joanna Lillis
28 January 2011
Triangulation in Tashkent Premium

Brussels needs to remember that Karimov doesn’t hold all the cards in Uzbekistan, and he won’t last forever, anyway.

26 January 2011
Destructive Engagement Premium

The EU’s overtures to Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan could be making the human rights situations there worse, not better.

By Veronika Szente Goldston
25 January 2011
Lots of Conclusions, Not Much Evidence

Bishkek’s report on the June violence misses an opportunity to ask the most important questions. From openDemocracy.

By Madeleine Reeves

14 January 2011
The Show Must Go On Premium
An Uzbek neighborhood in Osh tries to foster a sense of normality for local children after a traumatic year. Last in a series.
By Usman Khakimov


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