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 November, 2006
KZ Blog has a lengthy report on the Kazakhstani government's Kazakh language promotion policies and the anxieties felt by the large population that only uses Russian.
Onnik Krikorian reports on and has photos from a protest against racism that took place in Yerevan.
Sean Roberts looks at some recent policy decisions of the Kazakh government and notices an active middle class making its voice heard.
Dan O'Huiginn looks at why Georgia's new economy minister has resigned a week after being demoted to the post from defense minister. Dan also rounds up some of Russian media...
At Blogrel, Burnell argues that Armenia must cultivate economic ties with more countries than just Russia.
Bicyclemark has a podcast with Amanda of ChistianAid, a relief organization working in Tajikistan.
Kyrgyz Report notes that Kyrgyzstan's new constitution has yet to be seen.
Ben Paarmann reports on the drive of some Kazakh companies to Western stock exchanges and some of the positive benefits this will usher in.
Dan O'Huiginn says that Georgia's criticism of the Commonwealth of Independent States is a deescalation of its conflict with Russia rather than an escalation as has been reported by some...
Yulia translates a post by Inga of neweurasia looking at who wins and loses with Kyrgyzstan's new constitution.
Kyrgyz Report says that the president's decision to appoint a board for the state radio and television underlines the country's need for a true reformer.
Christian Garbis reports that Yerevan's air quality is significantly decreasing and says that natural gas rather than gasoline for fueling is necessary to improve the city's air quality.
Onnik Krikorian reports more swastika graffiti in Yerevan while Thomas Seropian has photos.
Sean Roberts reports on the reconfiguration of Kazakhstan's political party landscape.
Raffi K. reports that there is finally some strong evidence that Armenia's internet monopoly will be broken up.
James of neweurasia discusses reports that polygamy is on the rise in Tajikistan.