Central Asia Description

How to Deal With NGOs – Part I, China

Mindful about political unrest, China keeps a close watch on its NGOs
Paul Mooney
August 1, 2006

Russian Civil Society Will Find It Harder to Breathe

President Putin cracks down on NGOs despite foreign criticism
Liliana N. Proskuryakova
December 8, 2005

Il faut etre uni pour reconstruire

Ahmed Rashid
October 6, 2005

It Takes Two Hands to Clap

Afghanistan will require both domestic and international action for any hope of rebuilding
Ahmed Rashid
October 6, 2005


How the US Intends to End War with Taliban

Gradual exit, regional cooperation and a well-crafted political strategy could deliver peace
Ahmed Rashid
April 21, 2011

Women's Rights in Afghanistan Lose Steam

Gender equality remains a distant dream for women in rural Afghanistan
Tom A. Peter
March 9, 2011

Putting Poppies in the Gas Tank

Opium projects could power Afghan villages and satisfy US energy addiction
Nicholas Schmidle
March 1, 2011

Russia Hosts Summit to Save Tiger

Deforestation, loss of habitat and poaching hurry tiger’s extinction
November 23, 2010

Kyrgyzstan Falls Apart: Can Democracy Work in Central Asia?

In pursuit of power, leaders in Central Asia fail to provide security
Benjamin Bidder, Matthias Schepp
June 22, 2010