Politics

2018-02-01
2018-02-01

Mirziyoyev continues reform of national security agency

Uzbekistani President Shavkat Mirziyoyev has sacked Rustam Inoyatov, chief of the National Security Service.


2018-01-29
2018-01-29

Military 'agreements' in Central Asia highlight Kremlin's malign influence

The Kremlin has often used military aid as a means of exercising influence, with the goal of keeping countries -- in particular those in Central Asia -- dependent on Russia.


2017-12-29
2017-12-29

Mirziyoyev seeks to reform Uzbekistan's powerful intelligence agency

The move aims to "decentralise power in Uzbekistan", analysts say.


2017-09-08
2017-09-08

Further destabilization looms in Middle East as Iran secures land corridor

Securing a land route from Tehran to Beirut would enable the Iranian regime to funnel arms and fighters across the entire region, experts say.


2016-07-21
2016-07-21

Uzbek bill on emergencies is meant to maintain security

Tashkent is seeking to ensure safe handling of future disasters and crises.


2016-07-19
2016-07-19

Tajikistan takes pride in counter-terrorism legislation

Tajikistan and the OSCE have been conferring annually since 2007 on development priorities.


2016-06-02
2016-06-02

Kyrgyz militants languish in Syria

Even if they want to leave, war-torn Syria has become a trap.