Central Asia

Osh, June 2010
13 January 2011
No Man’s Land Premium

Ethnic Uzbeks in Osh fear losing their homes and land whether to vigilante posses or legal maneuvers. Second in a series.

By Temir Akmatov
12 January 2011
Property Defenders

As Osh residents continue to flee the city, women are often those who stay behind to safeguard family homes. First in a series.

By Gulayim Myrzaeva
12 January 2011
The Turkmen Ice Age

Turkmenistan’s internal political stasis is strong enough to ensure that natural resource wealth is not used in the interests of society at large, a Russian pundit says. From Chronicles of Turkmenistan.

By Chronicles of Turkmenistan
11 January 2011
Central Asian Labor Migrants Facing Uncertain Year

A ban on trading and drastically reduced immigration quotas put migrants in a tough spot. From EurasiaNet.

By Edward Lemon
23 December 2010
Dangerous Neighborhood Premium

A recent uptick in violence in northern Afghanistan and the upcoming withdrawal of U.S. troops have Dushanbe looking nervously to the south.

By Abdujalil Abdurasulov


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