Central Asia Description

Moscow Hostage Crisis Repercussions Felt Across Caucasus and Central Asia

Local terrorism by Chechen Islamic radicals has not only increased individual national security concerns in Central Asia and the Caucuses but also threatens to reignite smoldering regional conflicts.
October 31, 2002

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

Resurgent Taliban Threatens Afghan Stability, US Says

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