Foreign Policy

Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 07:43
U.S. President Obama -- increasingly accused of having a listless foreign policy that, in the eyes of some, made Russian President Vladimir Putin believe he could get away with stealing Crimea -- is doing much better on the world stage than his critics allow. But he does still have to address one significant problem. If he does not, he will likely find himself increasingly harangued over a supposed decline in American influence and power on his watch. His West Point speech on May 28 will probably fix some of the problem, but not all of it.
Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 07:10
Media reports in Afghanistan say Meredov and Afghan officials discussed bilateral cooperation in the energy, transport, and humanitarian spheres, as well as interaction between the two countries' foreign ministries.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 06:04
Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon took the opportunity to chide his allies for not coming through with promised military aid to strengthen the border with Afghanistan
Monday, May 5, 2014 - 13:22
Maliya said officials from Turkmenistan's Lebap Province, including the provincial prosecutor's office, and from Turkmenistan's border guards met with officials from Afghanistan's Qarqeen and Khamyab districts.
Monday, May 5, 2014 - 13:00
The railroad, recall, was built by Uzbekistan Railways with money from the Asian Development Bank after American military logisticians identified the Uzbekistan border as the most troublesome bottleneck in getting supplies into Afghanistan.
Friday, April 25, 2014 - 11:59
The course focused on key operational components of an effective border management system, case studies and practical exercises.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 07:04
During the meeting of Tajik Deputy Foreign Minister Nizomiddin Zohidov with the member of the European parliament Henri Weber, the wide range of issues has been discussed, including regional cooperation issues and the situation in Afghanistan.
Monday, April 7, 2014 - 08:06
The official told the governor that a team from Turkmenistan would be sent to assess how best to solve one of Qarqeen’s biggest problems -- the migrating river.
Friday, April 4, 2014 - 11:23
All of this is still obviously just in the discussion stage, but all of this -- the potential deliberate fragmentation of Afghanistan, and the concomitant rapprochement between Uzbekistan and Russia that it suggests -- would be a big deal.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 12:33
The meeting will be chaired by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and “focus on the situation in the CSTO responsibility zone and adjacent regions”, the ministry says.