Central Asia Description

Uzbekistan's Democratic Smoke Screen

Upcoming staged elections in Uzbekistan will not be good news for the country nor for Russia and the West
Paula R. Newberg
December 20, 2004

好莱坞何以主导美国影院?

Christina Klein
August 17, 2004

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

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Chinese Will Move Waters to Quench Thirst of Cities

As China prepares to embark on an epic irrigation project, environmental and political concerns are abundant.
Erik Eckholm
August 27, 2002

From Great Game to Grand Bargain

Ending chaos in Afghanistan and Pakistan requires more than a military solution
Barnett R. Rubin
December 4, 2008

Is Mexico the New China?

Gyrating fuel prices and labor cost slow outsourcing to Asia
Rafael Rivero, Sara Miller Llana
September 17, 2008

Pakistan’s Dangerous Double Game

Taliban manages to split US-Pakistani alliance
Ron Moreau
September 16, 2008

Jobs Here and in China a White House Topic

In both the US and China, rising unemployment becomes a political problem
Jim Yardley
December 9, 2003

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