Central Asia Description

Chechen Terrorism: Old World Motive, New World Method?

Historical tensions underlie current – and future – turbulence in Russia
Ben Wetherall
August 31, 2004

US Nation-Building Abroad – Part III

Afghanistan unlikely to meet Washington's September elections deadline
Ahmed Rashid
June 1, 2004

Uzbekistan: A Third Front in the War on Terrorism?

Unless handled with care, it could become a self-fulfilling prophecy
Charles William Maynes
April 5, 2004

One Hand Clapping in the Caucasus

Global forces helped to push change, but the region’s long-term success is not assured
Kenneth Weisbrode
January 26, 2004


Resurgent Taliban Threatens Afghan Stability, US Says

Peace and security still a long way off
Steven R. Weisman
November 19, 2003

Asean-China FTA must get priority, says Singapore Prime Minister

Nothing should hinder larger interests of the region and China
Loh Hui Yin
November 21, 2003

China's Factories Aim to Fill the World's Garages

A successful auto industry may soon compete internationally
Keith Bradsher
November 2, 2003

Putin Appeals for Calm as Russian Bourses Dive

Will the arrest of a Russian oil tycoon also arrest Russian development?
October 27, 2003

Russia Takes Control of Turkmen (World?) Gas

Russia willingly pays high prices to control more gas fields and could put an end to an era of cheap energy
M.K. Bhadrakumar
August 6, 2008