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Fifth Annual China Defense and Security Conference

January 20, 2015 10:41 AM

The Jamestown Foundation’s Fifth Annual China Defense and Security Conference

Thursday, March 12, 20158:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

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A Potential Breakthrough in Mongolia’s Relations With North and South Korea

March 2, 2015

Mongolia takes a resolutely middle road when it comes to North and South Korea. It values its long-standing relations with the North while developing its newly-declared strategic partnership with the South. Due to its geographic...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Central Asia, Mongolia, Japan

Russia’s Failing Economy Likely to Drive Migrant Laborers Into ‘Foreign Legion’

February 23, 2015

On February 2, Tajikistan’s government approved an “anti-crisis program” designed to stimulate economic growth by creating 200,000 new jobs (Ozodi, February 2). While the details of the stimulus plan are uncertain, the causes of...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Economics, Domestic/Social, Central Asia, Tajikistan , Russia

Unpublished Census Provides Rare and Unvarnished Look at Turkmenistan

February 10, 2015

Turkmenistan is perhaps the most opaque country of all the post-Soviet states, with the government exercising tight control over almost all information and publishing only those statistical figures that serve Ashgabat’s...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Central Asia, Turkmenistan

Kazakhstan’s Military Reform Faces Many Headwinds

February 10, 2015

It has been a little over 100 days since Imangali Tasmagambetov’s appointment as the new defense minister of Kazakhstan last October. Born in the oil-rich Mangistau province, in the country’s west, the 58-year-old minister has...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, Domestic/Social, Central Asia, Kazakhstan

Russia’s Third Front: Mounting Anxiety Over Afghanistan

February 6, 2015

With most of the military forces of the United States and the North Atlantic Organization (NATO) having departed Afghanistan, Russia has grown increasingly anxious about a possible deterioration of the regional security...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Terrorism, Central Asia, Tajikistan , Uzbekistan , South Asia, Afghanistan

Kazakhstan’s Foreign Policy: One for All, or All for One?

January 29, 2015

On December 26, 2014, Kazakhstani Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov delivered an official briefing on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ 2014 activities. He provided a broad overview of Kazakhstan’s main foreign policy achievements...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Central Asia, Kazakhstan

With Upcoming Presidential Election, Status Quo Looks Likely to Remain Unchanged

January 27, 2015

Nearly two more months remain before the presidential elections in Uzbekistan, to be held on March 29, and candidates from all four political parties have been identified (Uzbekistan.org, January 26). However, any change to the...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Central Asia, Uzbekistan

Amid US Retreat From Region, Mongolia Seeks Closer Ties to China and Russia

January 21, 2015

The United States’ muted profile in mineral-rich, landlocked Mongolia receded even more in 2014. Indeed, the US has largely stood by while Mongolia deliberately integrated its faltering economy closer with its two neighbors,...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Economics, Mongolia, Central Asia, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Russia

Uzbekistan’s Unrealized Potential in Cross-Border Trade

January 14, 2015

Uzbekistan is conveniently located at the center of Central Asia and borders on all Central Asian countries as well as Afghanistan; moreover, it lies in relatively close proximity to the various prodigiously developing markets of...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Transit, Economics, Central Asia, Uzbekistan , Middle East, Iran, China

Nursultan Nazarbayev’s Ukraine Diplomacy

January 14, 2015

On January 9, Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Foreign Minister Walter Steinmeier in Berlin in order to discuss the crisis in Ukraine and to propose hosting a heads of state...

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

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Kazakhstan

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Kazakhstan’s Military Reform Faces Many Headwinds

February 10, 2015 03:58 PM

It has been a little over 100 days since Imangali Tasmagambetov’s appointment as the new defense minister of Kazakhstan last October. Born in the oil-rich Mangistau province, in the country’s west,...


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Kyrgyzstan

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Kyrgyzstan Draws Closer to Eurasian Union Amid Crisis in Russia

January 9, 2015 05:53 PM

On January 1, 2015, Russia, Kazakhstan and Belarus, along with Armenia, co-launched the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU). The founding treaty of this economic bloc?whose genesis is widely attributed to...


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Uzbekistan

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Russia’s Third Front: Mounting Anxiety Over Afghanistan

February 6, 2015 05:08 PM

With most of the military forces of the United States and the North Atlantic Organization (NATO) having departed Afghanistan, Russia has grown increasingly anxious about a possible deterioration of...


Cat: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Terrorism, Central Asia, Tajikistan , Uzbekistan , South Asia, Afghanistan
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Tajikistan

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Russia’s Failing Economy Likely to Drive Migrant Laborers Into ‘Foreign Legion’

February 23, 2015 03:35 PM

On February 2, Tajikistan’s government approved an “anti-crisis program” designed to stimulate economic growth by creating 200,000 new jobs (Ozodi, February 2). While the details of the stimulus plan...


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Turkmenistan

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Unpublished Census Provides Rare and Unvarnished Look at Turkmenistan

February 10, 2015 04:02 PM

Turkmenistan is perhaps the most opaque country of all the post-Soviet states, with the government exercising tight control over almost all information and publishing only those statistical figures...


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Mongolia

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A Potential Breakthrough in Mongolia’s Relations With North and South Korea

March 2, 2015 04:10 PM

Mongolia takes a resolutely middle road when it comes to North and South Korea. It values its long-standing relations with the North while developing its newly-declared strategic partnership with the...


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