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Adil Nurmakov · May, 2011

I am a researcher from Almaty, Kazakhstan. I hold Ph.D. in Political Science, run an NGO, several online projects and a personal blog.

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Latest posts by Adil Nurmakov from May, 2011

Afghanistan: Partition of the country as a sensible solution

Soraab Ferozgar opines on the current state of affairs in Afghanistan, saying that recent events as well as past historical tribulations have illustrated that the only solution for Afghanistan is...

Afghanistan: “Attorney General Dancing Drunk” scandalous video

The Rumi posts a YouTube scandalous video with Abdul Jabar Sabit, former Afghanistan Attorney General, who “jailed many people in Kabul for calling it crime against Islam”.

Uzbekistan: Presidential daughter launched twitter account

Abulfazal writes that a few days ago Uzbek Internet community has probably got the first twitter account for a well-known high-ranking figure, Gulnara Karimova, the Uzbekistan president's daughter, but the...

Uzbekistan: Anti-Turkish campaign deepens

Ataturk Street in downtown Tashkent is about to be renamed, and in the view of neweurasia’s Avicenna, it’s the latest signal of Turkey and Uzbekistan’s rather bipolar relationship. “It’s obvious...

Kazakhstan: Suicide Bombing Hits Provincial Office of Nation's Security Service

Yesterday, 17 May, 2011, a suicide bomber exploded himself at the entrance to the regional office of the National Security Committee in Aktobe, a provincial center in Western Kazakhstan. Four...

Kyrgyzstan: KIC reports stirs controversial responses

Marat Sartpaev analyzes the reaction of Kyrgyzstani establishment and society to the report by International Inquiry Commission on the inter-ethnic conflict that took place in June 2010.

Uzbekistan: The authorities ban American cartoons

The authorities in Uzbekistan have started a massive attack on American cartoons and animated movies, available on cable television, citing ‘violence’ and ‘negative pressure’, Avicenna says.

Afghanistan: Battle for Nuristan

Joshua Foust reports that hundreds of insurgents attacked the capital of Nuristan province in Afghanistan. .

Uzbekistan: 6th anniversary of the Andijan uprising

Joshua Foust writes about the sixth anniversary of the Andijon massacre in Uzbekistan, analyzing the recent trends of falsification the tragedy's history and justification of the government's brutality.

Kazakhstan: Next Richest Man in the Country

KZBlog reveals the links in the deal that can make a former government official the richest person in Kazakhstan.

Kazakhstan: Two Kazakhstanis in the World News – One Arrested, One Killed

Two Kazakhstanis made it to the international news last week, both in very unfortunate ways. Firstly, Valeriy Tolmachev, an adviser to Kazakhstan's delegation at UNESCO, attacked a flight attendant with...

Afghanistan: US National Archives releases new bin Laden files

Nick Fielding writes that the US National Archives, which has just published a remarkably informative bin Laden file containing some fascinating documents, including the President's Daily Brief from 6 August...

Turkmenistan: Dangerous mirage for businessmen

Foreign businesses are facing an unusual “investment” crisis in Turkmenistan: three major Turkish companies have lodged a legal inquiry with the ICSID, and according to an anonymous source, 22 more...

Afghanistan: So Osama’s dead. And?

Sekundar argues that the death of Bin Laden does not mean a lot for the war on terror, because many other iconic and key figures within al-Qaeda are “still drawing...

Kyrgyzstan: International Commission releases report on Osh violence

Christya Riedel reports that the Independent International Commission released its final report on the interethnic clashes in Kyrgyzstan last year, blaming the country's interim government for failing to stop the...

Turkmenistan: TAPI Continues To Face Challenges

Christya Riedel provides an update on the TAPI, Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India proposed gas pipeline scheduled for completion in 2016. So far, no big progress has been made on a diplomatic front to...

Afghanistan: The massive cost of the war

Nick Fielding is reviewing a report from the Congressional Research Service concerning the US government spending on Afghanistan and other war on terror operations, and says it makes daunting reading.

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