The former Regional Editor for Central Asia & the Caucasus, I have now hung up my keyboard and moved on to emeritus status.
More of my blogging can be found at the oldest English language blog on Central Asia and Caucasus, Registan.net.
Latest posts by Nathan Hamm from February, 2006
neweurasia and Registan.net write about yesterday's opposition protests in Almaty over the murder of opposition leader Altynbek Sarsenbaev.
Notes from Hareinik writes on Hovik Babakhanyan's one man show, “Contrabass.”
Jessica of neweurasia discusses HIV/AIDS in Eurasia.
Zarchka writes about Armenia's temporary anthems, the songs that suddenly become popular and are played everywhere.
Oneworld Multimedia has roundups of the Armenian-language blogosphere and the English-language Armenian blogosphere.
Peter of neweurasia reports on the Turkmen government's strange spending priorities.
JJ reports on skiing in Karakol, Kyrgyzstan, which is claimed to be the best in Central Asia.
Rupen at Life in the Armenian Diaspora writes on preparing for a protest at the Azeri embassy and in front of UNESCO in Ottawa.
Onnik Krikorian takes a look at blogs from South Azerbaijan, the ethnic Azeri region of Iran.
Mongolia Matters has the latest evidence of Japan's Chingis Khan craze.
Matt Jay has a valuable summary of the murder of the opposition politician Altynbek Sarsenbaiuly in Kazakhstan.
Registan.net notes that things seem to be heating up in Kazakhstan in the investigation of the murder of an opposition leader. The head of the Senate administration has been arrested in connection with the murder, and the opposition is calling for investigation of the president's daughter and her husband.
Susan of SueAndNotU takes issue with Forbes listing Georgia as one of the world's most dangerous destinations.
Registan.net and neweurasia report on the arrest of five secret service officers in Kazakhstan for the murder of an opposition leader.
Ara Manoogian is angry with the Bush Administration's support for turning over US ports to a UAE company because of the country's major ties to human trafficking.
James of neweurasia writes that Tajikistan's president is making sure that the upcoming presidential election will unfold exactly as he wishes.
Christian Garbis reports on evictions for the sake of “progress” in Armenia's capital.
Zara writes on the destruction of a notable building in Armenia and hopes that its replacement will be but a reconstruction.
Christian Garbis writes his thoughts and observations on Armenian logic.
Vilhelm Konnander turns a critical eye to ICG's recent report on Uzbekistan.
Ukraine, faced with threats now from Turkmenistan that it will raise gas prices, is reacting aggressively, reports neweurasia