Eurasia

Whither Kazakhstan?

The Specter of a "Colored Revolution"Kazakhstan's scheduled December 4, 2005 presidential election brings two major questions into focus for this Central Asian state.

Fiona Hill

The New Great Game

The re-emergence of the ancient Silk Road provides Central Asia with a promising alternative to another reincarnation of great power conquest in the region.

Subodh Atal

Rejecting Russia?

Why, with all the problems the United States faces in the world, are some eager to provoke a new confrontation  between Washington and Moscow?

Nikolas K. GvosdevDimitri K. Simes

American Maximalism

President Bush's reputation as a radical is exaggerated.  He is following in the footsteps of bold predecessors.  So why is he making such a mess of it?

Stephen Sestanovich

Trouble in Tbilisi

Liberty and security are hard to combine. Georgians risk losing both.

Whit Mason

Black Sea Blues

The Abkhaz seem to have built themselves a state. Now all they need is someone to recognize it.

Charles King

Banking on Turkey

On the eve of EU accession, Turkey's financial sector is poised to take off.

H. Kaan Nazli

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