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Looking Forward: Kazakhstan and the United States
Notwithstanding Kazakhstan’s entrance into the Eurasian Economic Union and a growing perception of American disengagement from Central Asia, the major finding of this report is that the strategic...
Between Bandits and Bureaucrats: 30 Years of Parliamentary Development in Kyrgyzstan
...in opposition to the country’s first President Askar Akaev. Its willingness to provide some checks and balances on executive authority as well as its adoption of several landmark laws, would...
Religion and the Secular State in Kyrgyzstan
...to confront and adjust to an increasingly diversified religious situation. The country’s first president, Askar Akayev, initially took a rather laissez-faire approach to religion, while eventually driving state policy more...