- 22 September 2010
- A Bridge Over Troubled Waters
In Tajikistan, the Aga Khan’s philanthropy and investment has raised hospitals, hotels, colleges, crops – and in some quarters, suspicion. Fifth in a series.
- By Sarvinoz Akram
- 21 September 2010
- Out of the Classroom, Into the Fields
- One brave activist shows that after years of public shaming and wan denials, Uzbekistan is still sending its children into the cotton fields.
- By BBC Monitoring
- 15 September 2010
- Nationalist Card in Play as Kyrgyzstan Looks Ahead to Elections
- The Kyrgyz president urges parties not to politicize ethnic issues ahead of the 10 October parliamentary elections. From EurasiaNet.
- By Ulan Temirov
- 13 September 2010
- Social Security in Central Asia
Islam has come back to Central Asia in part because it fills people’s basic needs. If the region’s governments did the same, they might not need fear extremists.
- By Abdujalil Abdurasulov
- 7 September 2010
- Unofficial Dual-Exchange System Stifles Uzbek Entrepreneurs
Uzbek officials tolerate the black market in dollars, benefitting themselves but harming the economy as a whole.
- By EurasiaNet
- 27 August 2010
- Killing the Future
As a new school year opens, students in Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan are in for more bitter lessons in propaganda, corruption, and time-wasting.
- By TOL
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