Last month headlines were filled with stories about five senior customs officials being arrested on corruption charges in Uzbekistan. Unfortunately this is not a sign that Tashkent is getting serious about graft.
A new government report on water access issues in Kyrgyzstan reveals staggering infrastructure problems – despite the country enjoying bountiful natural water supply.
Armenia has joined Russia, Kazakhstan, and Belarus in the EEU trade bloc – but will there participation become overshadowed by Russia’s foreign policy?
The possibility of the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) linking up with Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria poses a challenging security question to Central Asia.