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…
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. 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…
The United States' administration's deference to the Kremlin in resolving Kyrgyzstan's current ethnic cleansing ignores...…
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.
As violent unrest and ethnic clashes in Kyrgyzstan worsen, there is one notable absentee from the crisis: the European...…
The Obama administration has been caught flat-footed once again—this time in Kyrgyzstan. The administration didn't...…
Ariel Cohen discusses the Kyrgyz leadership crisis.…
Despite a harsh economic downturn, Moscow is continuing down the road of solidifying its positions in the post-Soviet...…
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This October marks the 30th anniversary of then-Attorney General Ed Meese’s speech on “The Law of the Constitution,” which was part of a series of — Read more
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