Central Asia

Islamic States and Muslim Secularism

April 18, 2017 Muslim-majority nations will struggle with the role of religion in politics for a long time to come.

The US Is Not Abandoning Asia

Feb 13, 2017 A look at US military and investment positions in the Asia-Pacific region.

Kazakhstan Changing to Secure Continuity

Jan. 31, 2017 At stake is the stability of Central Asia.

Understanding Peace Talks

Jan. 23, 2017 Few formal peace negotiations actually lead to peace.

2016 Forecast Year-End Report Card

Dec. 22, 2016 As the year comes to an close, we examine how our forecast for 2016 fared.

The World in 2017

Dec. 12, 2016 Major countries will see economic downturns due to low oil prices and a declining export market.

The World Before World War II Re-Emerges

Sept. 8, 2016 Instability runs rampant across the Eurasian landmass today at a level unseen since the years leading up to World War II.

Uzbekistan and the Coming Central Asian Storm

Aug. 29, 2016 The authoritarian Uzbek leader’s hospitalization could mean chaos in the region.

Turkey Attack Linked to Islamic State in Central Asia

June 30, 2016 Uzbek and Kyrgyz suicide bombers show that IS has increased its influence in the volatile region.

Central Asia: The Next Region to Unravel

June 10, 2016 The instability in Kazakhstan in recent weeks could spread throughout the region.

Update on Major Forecasts

June 6, 2016 Developments in Germany, China and Kazakhstan indicate our forecast is on track.

Protests Spread Across Kazakhstan

May 2, 2016 Unrest in Central Asia could signal regional destabilization.

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