Wednesday, June 20, 2007

PUBL.- Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, 13 June 2007, is online

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PUBL.- Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, 13 June 2007, is online

Posted by: Svante Cornell <>

Highlights: The CACI Analyst launches its new, redesigned website!
The new redesigned website is being perfected at Until technical glitches are
eliminated, the old version of the website is still available.

This Analyst issue features a reappraisal of foreign fighters in
Chechnya by Cerwyn Moore; two articles on Putin's Gabala gambit by
Stephen Blank and Richard Weitz; and Chemen Durdiyeva on
Turkmen-Kazakh relations. Field reports feature articles on the
Caspian sturgeon, US-Kyrgyz relations, Nazarbayev's family feuds, and
the role of remittances in the Tajik economy.

Note: New Publications:

The New Silk Roads: Transport And Trade In Greater Central Asia
Edited By S. Frederick Starr, 510 pages. Download chapters at:

China And Eurasia Forum Quarterly, May Issue Is Online
With articles by Daniel Burghart, Michael Mihalka, Braekhus &
Overland, Olga Oliker, and Sebastien Peyrouse, among others. Download at:

The 13 June issue of the Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst (Volume 9, no.
12) is now online at The PDF
version of the entire issue is available at:

Full contents:

Feature Article

Foreign Fighters And The Chechen Resistance: A Re-Appraisal
Cerwyn Moore

Analytical Articles

Putin's Gabala Gambit: More Than Missiles
Stephen Blank

The Gabala Gambit And Azerbaijan's Geopolitics
Richard Weitz

Berdimukhammedov Bases Turkmen-Kazakh Relations On Pragmatism
Chemen Durdiyeva

Field Reports

Endgame For The Caspian Sturgeon
Christopher Pala

U.S. Urges Kyrgyzstan To Continue Bilateral Cooperation Against Terrorism
Erica Marat

Nursultan Nazarbayev Offers Up His Son-In-Law To Justice, Seeks Public Favor
Farkhad Sharip

Remittances And Tajikistan's Private Sector Development
Sergey Medea

News Digest:

The Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst is a bi-weekly publication of the
Central Asia-Caucasus Institute & Silk Road Studies Program, a Joint
Center affiliated with Johns Hopkins University-SAIS and Uppsala
University, Sweden.

The CACI Analyst welcomes submissions of articles and field reports.
At this moment, we are particularly interested in submissions on
development, economics and finance matters in Central Asia and the
Caucasus region, but all inquiries are welcome. Please contact the
Editor, Svante Cornell, at with a short description
of your article idea. Editorial principles are online at

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