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Sebastien Peyrouse

Turkmenistan, Iran Seek Closer Ties as Antidote to Isolation

Turkmenistan finds itself isolated of its own volition, Iran through international sanctions....

Examining Kazakhstan’s Religious Contradiction

Kazakhstan has used a variety of means to promote itself as a...

Central Asia: Mismanaging Religion

When it comes to religious affairs in Central Asia, authorities are relying...

Turkmenistan Weekly Roundup

Issue 13 (2012) April 5 - 12, 2012 *For Breaking News See...

Turkmenistan: Ashgabat Adapts Tale of Snow White and Seven Dwarfs to Politics

A theme song for Turkmenistan’s presidential election on February 12 could be...

Kyrgyzstan: China’s Economic Influence Fostering Resentment

Gulsara Rysulbekova, a retailer at Bishkek’s Osh Bazaar, refuses to buy Chinese...

The Miseducation of Central Asia's Militaries

Training and education is not the sexiest aspect of the military; it's...