Security

Monday, September 23, 2013 - 07:39
During the meeting a number of fundamental documents have been signed, issues of financing have been discussed and further project implementation plan has been developed.
Monday, September 23, 2013 - 07:36
At the conference participants discussed the prospects of development of road transport and transit potential of Central Asia for the period up to 2023.
Friday, September 20, 2013 - 09:54
Spokesperson Marie Harf addresses Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir's visa application, a killed Afghan Election Commissioner, Syria's chemical weapons issues, Bahrain's case of Khalil al Marzooq,and Iran's release of prisoners.
Friday, September 20, 2013 - 00:00

A round-up of some of the top articles and news highlights from around Central Eurasia over the last week:

Central Asia:

Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 09:17
The parties discussed the issues of strengthening bilateral relations after completion of ISAF mission, Cooperation on Defence sector and training Afghan soldiers in the Georgian military schools.
Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 08:48
As you know well, the region is focused on the upcoming transition in Afghanistan and the implications for future security, stability, and prosperity.
Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 08:38

Regional integration between Afghnaistan and Central Asia was discussed at the nomination hearing for the Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs, Nisha Desai Biswal. 

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 14:27
The heads of state will discuss the possibility of providing military and technical assistance to the Tajik border guards.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 14:04

China's primary forum for security cooperation in Central Asia, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, held its annual summit last week in Kyrgyzstan's capital of Bishkek. The heads of state of nine countries attended, but behind all the grand pronouncements and lofty rhetoric a question stubbornly persisted: what is the organization for?

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 14:00

On Thursday September 12, USAID Assistant Administrator for Asia, Nisha Desai Biswal, testified at her nomination hearing to replace Robert Blake as the Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs. Much of Biswal’s testimony focused on the United States’ priority of integrating Afghanistan with the broader South Central Asia region, especially in light of the impending U.S.

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