Wednesday, October 9, 2013
“The New Silk Road project: a new strategy for Afghanistan and Central-South Asia or a surrogate for one?”
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
"Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst"
Investing in the Caucasus, Greater Central Asia and Mongolia: Challenges and Opportunities
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
"Central Asia-Caucasus Institute"
Central Asia’s Quest for a Useable Past: The Search for the Ancient Sogdians!?
All new countries must face the problem of their past. In an effort to affirm a useable past, some countries have simply to recall what they have never forgotten; others seek to rediscover what they have lost; while still others fabricate new pasts for themselves that better suit their current needs. In this Forum distinguished archaeologist and historian Aleksandr Naymark will show how globalizing Central Asians have followed the second course, rediscovering the amazing ancient Sogdians.
Wednesday, March 27 2013
"The Central Asia Caucasus Institute"
The Social Basis of Politics in Central Asia
What is the social basis of politics in Central Asia? Analysts have spoken of "clans," "power brokers," "regional elites," and "oligarchs." Are any of these relevant? And is there one or more model, or is each state unique? Three experts present their insights on this key problem, and offer their own answers.
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
"Central-Asia Caucasus Institute"
The Impact of Events in the Arab World on Central Asia, the Caucasus, and Turkey, Part II
On April 18 CACI offered a program on “Impact of Events in the Arab World on Central Asia, the Caucasus and Turkey” featuring US diplomats and experts. On April 26 we return to the same subject, this time with analyses and views from seven rising leaders from Central Asia and the Caucasus, CACI’s current Rumsfeld Fellows.
Rebirth of domino theories following the upheavals that began in Tunisia and Egypt were first applied to other Arab countries. What are the arguments for and against such a hypothesis as it applies to the countries of Central Asia and the Caucasus? The purpose of this session will be to gain fresh perspectives from young opinion leaders from the region on how their respective states and publics are responding to the Arab events including the likely course of developments in each one.