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Al-Qaeda and Its Heirs

 

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How Moscow Is Playing the Russian Autonomy Card in Kazakhstan

October 21, 2014

In the world of labor union–business relations, it is commonly understood that, oftentimes, the threat of a strike, as long as it is credible, can achieve more than an actual strike itself. On the one hand, the business against...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Central Asia, Kazakhstan , Europe, Ukraine, Russia

Fears of a Tajik Maidan—A Net Assessment of the Ukraine Crisis’ Impact on the Domestic Situation in Tajikistan Since the Start of 2014

October 17, 2014

The Euromaidan protests that took place during winter 2013–2014, in Ukraine, have cast their shadow over Tajikistan. The short-term effect of the protests (particularly the Russian response), along with the increasingly violent...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Central Asia, Tajikistan , Europe, Ukraine, Russia

Defending Uzbekistan’s Sovereignty in Face of the Ukraine Crisis—A Net Assessment of Developments in Uzbekistan Since the Start of 2014

October 17, 2014

The involvement of Russia in the current turbulent situation in southeastern Ukraine most likely did not surprise Uzbekistan’s government, as it saw the parallels with the wars in Georgia in 2008 and in Transnistria in 1990. For...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Domestic/Social, Economics, Military/Security, Central Asia, Uzbekistan , China and the Asia-Pacific, China

Macroeconomic Problems Overshadow Foreign Policy Agenda—A Net Assessment of the Situation in Kazakhstan Since the Start of 2014

October 16, 2014

The past nine and a half months of 2014 have been dominated in Kazakhstan by the worsening macroeconomic situation, which has prompted the government to move forward with some unpopular measures while embarking on a set of...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Economics, Central Asia, Kazakhstan

Uzbekistan Seeks to Reinvigorate Its Diplomatic Clout in the Region (Part One)

October 3, 2014

Tashkent’s recent diplomatic efforts to serve and actively pursue its vital national interests may best be described by the mantra “a strategy is always square, but tactics are always round.” The attendance of the president of...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Economics, Foreign Policy, Central Asia, Uzbekistan , Middle East, Iran, Russia

Growing Uncertainty in Relations Between Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan

October 2, 2014

For the past several years, relations between Dushanbe and Tashkent were considered the worst in the region, stemming mainly from Tajikistan’s plans to build large upstream hydro-electric dams across rivers that flow down to...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan , Tajikistan

Iran Courts Kazakhstan to Reengage With Central Asia

September 30, 2014

On September 9, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani paid his first official visit to Kazakhstan since taking office last August, when he succeeded the much abrasive Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. This visit took place against the backdrop of...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Economics, Foreign Policy, Central Asia, Kazakhstan , Middle East, Iran

Xi and Putin in Ulaanbaatar: Mongolia’s Balancing Act

September 25, 2014

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s state visit to Mongolia on August 21–22 signaled closer trilateral economic cooperation between China, Russia and Mongolia on their shared vision of a new Silk Road economic corridor. However, this...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Mongolia, Central Asia, China and the Asia-Pacific, China

Turkmenistan Becoming Regional Railway Hub

September 22, 2014

Buoyed by its rising hydrocarbon revenues, Turkmenistan is using some of that income to reduce its geographical isolation by upgrading and expanding its railway network while linking it to those of its neighbors. The most recent...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Economics, Central Asia, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan , Tajikistan , Russia, South Asia, Afghanistan

Shared Concerns Over Salafi Extremism Steer Iran and Tajikistan Into Security Agreement

September 22, 2014

On September 11, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrived in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, to attend the Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s (SCO) annual summit (Ozodi, September 11). On the sidelines of the summit, Rouhani took...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Terrorism, Central Asia, Tajikistan , Middle East, Iran

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How Moscow Is Playing the Russian Autonomy Card in Kazakhstan

October 21, 2014 03:16 PM

In the world of labor union–business relations, it is commonly understood that, oftentimes, the threat of a strike, as long as it is credible, can achieve more than an actual strike itself. On the...


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Kyrgyzstan

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Growing Uncertainty in Relations Between Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan

October 2, 2014 04:21 PM

For the past several years, relations between Dushanbe and Tashkent were considered the worst in the region, stemming mainly from Tajikistan’s plans to build large upstream hydro-electric dams across...


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Uzbekistan

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Defending Uzbekistan’s Sovereignty in Face of the Ukraine Crisis—A Net Assessment of Developments in Uzbekistan Since the Start of 2014

October 17, 2014 04:00 PM

The involvement of Russia in the current turbulent situation in southeastern Ukraine most likely did not surprise Uzbekistan’s government, as it saw the parallels with the wars in Georgia in 2008 and...


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Fears of a Tajik Maidan—A Net Assessment of the Ukraine Crisis’ Impact on the Domestic Situation in Tajikistan Since the Start of 2014

October 17, 2014 04:05 PM

The Euromaidan protests that took place during winter 2013–2014, in Ukraine, have cast their shadow over Tajikistan. The short-term effect of the protests (particularly the Russian response), along...


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Turkmenistan

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Turkmenistan Becoming Regional Railway Hub

September 22, 2014 03:39 PM

Buoyed by its rising hydrocarbon revenues, Turkmenistan is using some of that income to reduce its geographical isolation by upgrading and expanding its railway network while linking it to those of...


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Mongolia

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Xi and Putin in Ulaanbaatar: Mongolia’s Balancing Act

September 25, 2014 03:55 PM

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s state visit to Mongolia on August 21–22 signaled closer trilateral economic cooperation between China, Russia and Mongolia on their shared vision of a new Silk Road...


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