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PUBL.- Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, Vol. 11, No. 78, April 8, 2009

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PUBL.- Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, Vol. 11, No. 78, April 8, 2009

Posted by: Svante Cornell <>

Welcome to the Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst, the biweekly journal of
the Central Asia-Caucasus Institute & Silk Road Studies Program Joint
Center, now in its eleventh year of providing leading analysis and
understanding of these key world regions.

Note: New Publications:

Dismantling Totalitarianism? Turkmenistan under Berdimuhamedow,
Silk Road Paper by Slavomir Horak and Jan Sir, March 2009.

Kazakhstan: The Road to Independence - Energy Policy and the Birth of a Nation
By Ariel Cohen.

The 8 April issue of the Central Asia-Caucasus Analyst (Volume 11, no.
7) is now online at The PDF version of
the entire issue is available at:

Full contents:

Analytical Articles

Moscow and Ashgabat Fail to Agree over the Caspian Coastal Pipeline
Robert M. Cutler

Fire Over Water in Central Asia
Umida Hashimova

Putin-Kadyrov Spat Overshadows Grozny's Conflict with Russia's
Economic Ministries
Kevin Daniel Leahy

Obstacles to a Successful Civilian Surge in Afghanistan
Richard Weitz

Field Reports

Agricultural Banks in Uzbekistan: Why and for Whom?
Erkin Akhmadov

Election of Yerevan Mayor May Bring New Tensions in Armenia
Haroutiun Khachatrian

Tajikistan: Restriction of Religious Freedoms or Secular State?
Suhrob Majidov

Prevailing Law and Order Situation In Fata and NWFP of Pakistan
Zahid Anwar

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 the Institute
for Security and Development Policy, Stockholm.
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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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thanks for this nice article, it's pretty useful for my learning about Asia.