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· January, 2008

Stories about Central Asia & Caucasus from January, 2008

25 January 2008

Kyrgyzstan: Seamstresses come out of the shadows

Uzbekistan: Nadira's Story

Afghanisan: Dangers of Poppy Eradication

Afghanisan: Rifts within the Taliban

Afghanistan: Returned Refugees, Police Fatigue and Freezing Children

There has been a series of articles on the plight of Afghanistan's police. Bipasha Ray notes one of the many problems facing the creation of a police force from scratch:...

24 January 2008

Afghanistan: Death Sentence for Distributing Blog Article

Armenia: Political Blogging Intensifies

The past week was eventful, and while the traditional media in Armenia were pondering their adequate response so as to avoid “unnecessary complications”, the Armenian Internet community were discussing the...

Uzbekistan: Perpetuum Mobile?

Turkmenistan: Common Sense and Enlightened Absolutism

Afghanistan: Holbrooke on Bush’s “ineffective” counter-narcotics plan