Central Asia

The present-day challenges confronting Central Asia are highly likely to persist over the coming years: some internal, others having to do with regional trends and tensions. Following ASPI's project examining the crisis of governance in Central Asia, ASPI has continued to provide a forum for dialogue about how the region can increase security, manage conflicts, strengthen the rule of law, and deepen ties with the rest of Asia.

Reports

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Vali Nasr and John Park
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Wendy Cutler, Vali Nasr, and John Park join Tom Nagorski for Asia Society's annual look at the year ahead.
Unfilled State Department Posts Present a 'Serious Crisis'
Current Affairs
 /  New York
Former National Security Advisor Thomas E. Donilon says Donald Trump has created "deep uncertainty" in the world.
Four Tasks for Greater Central Asia
Policy
 /  New York
U.S. State Dept.'s William J. Burns on a new plan for Central Asia.
US Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns [ASPI Launch]
Policy
 /  New York
U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William J. Burns delivers the keynote address at a lunch marking the official launch of the Asia Society Policy Institute.
Kyrgyzstan President: We Are a Different Country Now
Policy
 /  New York
The first woman President of the Kyrgyz Republic, Roza Otunbayeva, discusses transparency, natural resources and energy.
Otunbayeva: Democracy Key to the Hearts of the People
Policy
 /  New York
Roza Otunbayeva, the first woman President of the Kyrgyz Republic, discusses democracy building initiatives.

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