Central Asia

10 December 2010
Unlikely Heroes Premium

The WikiLeaks cables depict the corruption that has long been an open secret in Central Asia, but they also show the Americans doing their level best amid a cast of unsavory characters.

7 December 2010
Kyrgyzstan’s Next Battleground

Roiled by a government overthrow and ethnic violence, Kyrgyzstan could be headed for a new wave of religious repression. From EurasiaNet.

By Alisher Khamidov
30 November 2010
Paid in Advance Premium

As Kazakhstan’s year at the helm of the OSCE ends, critics say the chairmanship was an award for work not performed.

By Abdujalil Abdurasulov
Kazakh technology students
25 November 2010
Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained Premium

Signs of a new innovation-friendly mood are appearing in Kazakhstan’s highly centralized, resource-dependent economy.

By Kenjali Tinibai
12 November 2010
When Parallel Lines Meet Premium

Some good ideas may emerge out of Astana soon, but probably not from the OSCE summit.




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