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  • Commentary posted June 15, 2010 by Ariel Cohen, Ph.D. The Chaos in Central Asia

    The bloody ethnic clashes occurring in southern Kyrgyzstan are the worst violence in the Fergana Valley, the heart of Central Asia, since 1990, when hundreds died in another outpouring of mutual hatred. The tragedy is that the current conflict, which risks turning the country into a failed state and tipping the entire region into chaos, could have been avoided. The…

  • Special Report posted June 26, 2012 by James M. Roberts, Ariel Cohen, Ph.D. How More Economic Freedom Will Attract Investment to Kazakhstan and Central Asia

    About the Authors James M. Roberts is Research Fellow for Economic Freedom and Growth in the Center for International Trade and Economics (CITE ) at The Heritage Foundation. Ariel Cohen, PhD , is Senior Research Fellow for Russian and Eurasian Studies and International Energy Policy in the Douglas and Sarah…

  • WebMemo posted July 27, 2010 by Ariel Cohen, Ph.D. The Manas Base and Challenges to the U.S. Presence in Kyrgyzstan

    Winning in Afghanistan is a vital U.S. national interest, and since 2001, Manas Air Base in Kyrgyzstan has been critical to this effort. Manas moves some 500 tons of cargo and 15,000 people per month into and out of Afghanistan.[1] In addition, there are reports that the United States and Russia may negotiate a deal that would make Russia the primary supplier of jet fuel…

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