Central Asia Description

It Takes Two Hands to Clap

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

Un nouveau grand jeu en marche

Ahmed Rashid
July 26, 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