Central Asia Description

Coming to Terms with China’s Ascent

Major powers attempt to size up China
David Lague
November 8, 2005

China's Color-Coded Crackdown

The recent democratic revolutions in Eastern Europe have Beijing worried
October 18, 2005

English Butler Leads China's Latest Cultural Revolution

Booming economy and influx of foreigners require an upmarket service sector
Jonathan Watts
October 26, 2005

Central Asia's Energy Game Intensifies

With increasing demands for oil and gas, China and India compete for regional resources
Stephen Blank
September 2, 2005

The Railway Across the Roof of the World

One thousand miles of Chinese railroad provide a snaphot of a nation on the move
Jonathan Watts
September 21, 2005