Stories about Uzbekistan from January, 2007
Sean Roberts examines how Uzbekistan will handle succession. President Islam Karimov is 70 and currently in the “bonus time” of his final term. With elections on the horizon, Uzbekistan may have a new leader soon.
Registan.net writes about German proposals for a new European Union policy on Central Asia, and neweurasia responds, wondering why we don't hear more on Europe's efforts to renew ties with the region.
Registan.net says that the term of Uzbekistan's president expires today, depending on how you look at it.
The Golden Road to Samarqand writes about the LDS church in Central Asia.
Tolkun calls a new law on the media in Uzbekistan “high-level hypocrisy.”
At neweurasia, “night_eulen” discusses a new law governing foreign NGOs in Uzbekistan which he says is a façade to make Uzbekistan look better to the outside world.
Ben Paarmann marks the expiration of the mandate of Uzbekistan's president, Islam Karimov. The funny thing is, he still is in office, and there has been no public mention of coming elections. Ben explains what is going on, and speculates on different ways that the president may extend his time...