Central Asia Description

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


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

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

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