Wednesday, 13 March 2002

TAJIKISTAN ON THE WAY TO THE W.T.O.

Published in Field Reports

By Konstantin Parshin (3/13/2002 issue of the CACI Analyst)

The Republic of Tajikistan has the lowest GDP per capita among the CIS countries. According to the latest UN Human Development Report, average salaries are less than $10 a month in nominal terms. More than 80 percent of the population can be classified as poor and 20 percent as extremely poor.

Published in Field Reports

By Gulzina Karim kyzy (3/13/2002 issue of the CACI Analyst)

In the last few years, Kyrgyzstan has faced a dramatic tuberculosis epidemic.  In spite of measures taken by the Kyrgyz government, the number of people infected with tuberculosis is increasing day by day. The government adopted a National Tuberculosis Program in 1995, Tuberculosis II in 2001, and a Law on Tuberculosis in 1998.

Published in Field Reports

By Gulzina Karim kyzy (3/13/2002 issue of the CACI Analyst)

In the last few years, Kyrgyzstan has faced a dramatic tuberculosis epidemic.  In spite of measures taken by the Kyrgyz government, the number of people infected with tuberculosis is increasing day by day. The government adopted a National Tuberculosis Program in 1995, Tuberculosis II in 2001, and a Law on Tuberculosis in 1998.

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By Gulnara Ismailova, a freelance journalist, based in Baku, Azerbaijan (3/27/2002 issue of the CACI Analyst)

There is no common approach among littoral countries of the Caspian sea regarding the legal basis of the Caspian Sea. Relations between Caspian countries regarding exploitation of the sea determinate two treaties concluded in 1921 – between Soviet Russia and Persia, and also in 1940 –between Soviet Union and Iran.

Baku, Moscow and Astana have basically agreed on a solution dividing the bottom of the sea and keeping the water common, however, Iran’s position remains the main impediment to a solution.

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Joint Center Publications

Silk Road Paper Svante E. Cornell and S. Frederick Starr, Modernization and Regional Cooperation in Central Asia: A New Spring, November 2018.

Book S. Frederick Starr and Svante E. Cornell, ed., Uzbekistan’s New Face, Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2018.

Article Svante E. Cornell, “Turkish-Saudi Rivalry: Behind the Khashoggi Affair,” The American Interest, November 6, 2018.

Article Mamuka Tsereteli, “Landmark Caspian Deal Could Pave Way for Long-Stalled Energy Projects,” World Politics Review, September 2018.

Article Halil Karaveli, “The Myth of Erdoğan’s Power,” Foreign Affairs, August 2018.

Book Halil Karaveli, Why Turkey is Authoritarian, London: Pluto Press, 2018.

Article Svante E. Cornell, “Erbakan, Kısakürek and the Mainstreaming of Extremism in Turkey,” Current Trends in Islamist Ideology, June 2018.

Article S. Frederick Starr and Svante E. Cornell, “Uzbekistan: A New Model for Reform in the Muslim World,” Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, May 12, 2018.

Silk Road Paper Svante E. Cornell, Religion and the Secular State in Kazakhstan, April 2018.

Book S. Frederick Starr and Svante E. Cornell, The Long Game on the Silk Road: US and EU Strategy for Central Asia and the Caucasus, Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2018.

Article Svante E. Cornell, “Central Asia: Where Did Islamic Radicalization Go?,” Religion, Conflict and Stability in the Former Soviet Union, eds Katya Migacheva and Bryan Frederick, Arlington, VA: RAND Corporation, 2018.

 

The Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst is a biweekly publication of the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute & Silk Road Studies Program, a Joint Transatlantic Research and Policy Center affiliated with the American Foreign Policy Council, Washington DC., and the Institute for Security and Development Policy, Stockholm. For 15 years, the Analyst has brought cutting edge analysis of the region geared toward a practitioner audience.

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