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 June, 2006
Onnik Krikorian reports on interesting political developments in Armenia as the 2007 parliamentary election approaches.
Ben Paarmann reports on the inflation of Kazakhstan's tenge against the dollar and the government's efforts to try to keep the inflation in check.
Hans reports on the dangers of driving in Tbilisi.
David Underwood writes on sunflower seed consumption in Armenia.
Vilhelm Konnander reacts to last week's release of video footage from last year's uprising in Andijon, Uzbekistan.
Notes from Hareinik has a guide to Yerevan dining.
Elizabeth notes the power of superstitions in Tajikistan to determine reality.
Peter of neweurasia notes that Turkmenistan is threatening to shut off natural gas shipments to Russia in September after failing to reach a price agreement.
Myrthe writes on Tineke van Geel, a Dutch woman who has been teaching Armenian dance for almost 30 years.
Shards of Mongolia argues that, rather than just a simple amnesty of prisoners, Mongolia needs a transparent and trustworthy judicial system.
Onnik Krikorian has photos and a brief report on a candlelight vigil in Yerevan in support of the current US Ambassador to Armenia, who is being removed after publicly calling the 1915-1918 masscre of Armenians by Ottoman Turkey a genocide.
Luke Distelhorst notes that protests against the Mongolian government have resumed, and he wonders whether or not, with the large numbers of tourists arriving in the country, the government will view the protests as a black eye to be dealt with by law enforcement.
Luke Distelhorst reports on how the Mongolian government is and isn't redressing the crimes of the communist government.
Registan.net has a survey of literature from and about Central Asia.
Onnik Krikorian reports on and has photographs from the blessing of a house built by Habitat for Humanity in Armenia.
neweurasia carries a report from an anonymous Tashkent resident on the Uzbek government's centralization of civil society.
Akhtamar of ArmYouth Blog has a strategy for fighting petty corruption.
Luke Distelhorst reports on Mongolia's efforts to boost tourism for the 800 year anniversary of Chinggis Khan's founding of the Mongolian state, and he notes that the country is not attracting uniformly positive reviews.
Anxieties about the possibility of resumed war between Azerbaijan and Armenia over Nagorno Karabakh are spilling over into the dreams of Christian Garbis, who says that he thinks the resumption of hostilities is inevitable.
Breed discusses the foolishness of doing business in Turkmenistan as a foreign investor.
Onnik Krikorian has a brief roundup of the Armenian blogosphere.