Economy and Security

Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 06:09
President Barack Obama on Tuesday became the first American president to address the African Union in the institution’s 52-year history.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 05:52
Moscow has escalated its brinksmanship with the West, reopening a monumental 1990s clash over an oil pipeline that it fought and lost with the United States.
Friday, July 24, 2015 - 05:47
The Russian border guards stationed by the Kremlin on the perimeters of Georgia’s breakaway, pro-Russian enclave of South Ossetia, have moved the enclave’s border markers further into Georgian territory.
Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 06:05
China, the world’s largest economy, has set its eyes on Georgia, a traditional gateway between Asia and Europe, and its investment power could transform the poverty-stricken South Caucasus country’s prospects.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 12:24

U.S. Security Assistance to Central Asia: A Post-Afghanistan Shift in Strategy


Monday, July 20, 2015 - 05:47
Hopes are running high in Armenia that the pending end of international sanctions against Iran, its southern neighbor, will advance strategic investment projects.
Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 06:15
To many, the nuclear deal with Iran spells security. But to Azerbaijan, Iran's northern neighbor, it also spells a business opportunity.
Friday, July 10, 2015 - 06:36
Due to conflict, poor governance and economic desperation, the countries of Africa are experiencing the highest-ever levels of internally displaced persons and refugees.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 06:40
India and Uzbekistan on Monday decided to boost ties in key areas of atomic energy, defence and trade during talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uzbek President Islam Karimov.
Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 06:43
On June 29 and 30, Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff heads to Washington for an official visit with her U.S. counterpart, Barack Obama. Here are facts to keep in mind ahead of Rousseff’s arrival in DC.