Politics and Security

Friday, August 7, 2015 - 05:04
The expected economic benefits of membership in the Eurasian Economic Union are not materializing for Armenia.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 05:47
Authorities in Central Asia's former Soviet "stans" are taking draconian measures to stamp out militant Islam, but their harsh methods and the absence of democratic politics risk provoking a backlash that could bring even greater instability.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 12:24

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


Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 06:04
Armenia has made publics parts of the proposed constitutional changes that would transform the current national political system into a parliamentarian form of government.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 12:44

Tunisia will become the sixth Arab country (sixteenth overall) to receive this designation following Morocco, Bahrain, Egypt, Kuwait and Jordan. While the designation seeks to elevate the country’s significance as a regional ally, there are interesting questions about what the designation may mean practically for Tunisia.

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.
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 05:58
Georgian lawmakers passed on the second reading a package of legislative amendments that provide for the creation of a new State Security Service with responsibility for counterterrorism, counterintelligence, electronic surveillance, and anticorruption measures.
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 07:43
Speaking on national television, President Beji Caid Essebsi declared a state of emergency in Tunisia on Saturday, eight days after a terrorist attack killed more than 30 foreign tourists.
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 07:14
This is Ambassador Spratlen's first interview since she began her assignment in Uzbekistan in January 2015.
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 06:51
Islamabad tells its military embeds that it is fighting terrorists backed by Indian, Afghan, Israeli and American agents. However, the truth is far more interesting.