Central Asia Description

Hail to the Chief

China holds the levers of the world economy – and Washington is worried
Hamish McDonald
September 13, 2005

Washington Grapples with Uzbekistan's Eviction Notice

Though not a huge strategic blow, move suggests that the tides may be turning against the United States
Ariel Cohen
August 17, 2005

Shifting Balance in Central Asia

Prompted by political upheavals, Russia is regaining its foothold in the region
Vladimir Radyuhin
July 20, 2005

China Seeks to Build Regional Influence at Summit

Hopes to strengthen Central Asian alliance and gain greater access to energy resources
July 7, 2005

Exchange of Empires

Who will dare to fill the black holes being left by Russia's long retreat?
Timothy Garton Ash
May 20, 2005