Chaosistan

The Uyghur Project

The bloody riots in China’s autonomous regions (the Tibet and Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Regions) that broke out during 2008-2009 invariably produced an international reaction from Western governments, human rights organizations, and ethnic and Western nongovernmental civic organizations. They reveal a clear-cut tendency towards consolidation of activities by Tibetan and Uyghur […]

American Hawks Are Circling over the Sudan

Ivan Tulyakov (Russia) Washington is increasing its diplomatic involvement in Sudan’s referendum on self-determination for the southern part of the country several months before it is to take place. The United States actively supports holding the self-determination referendum on the date scheduled—in early January 2011. People in the South must […]

The Pseudostate of Kyrgyzstan

Andrei GROZIN (Russia) “Post-post-revolutionary Kyrgyzstan, which has long been on the way to becoming a full-fledged failed state, recently took new strides in that direction.” This time, there is no hint of a foreign plot against the Republic. There simply has been no conspiracy, nor is there one now. The […]

Osh Massacre and International Politics

Andrei ARESHEV (Russia) The massacre in Osh, a city in the southern part of Kyrgyzstan, will have far-reaching consequences for entire Central Asia. There is an array of causes behind the recent developments in Kyrgyzstan. Some of the watchers charge that the clashes were provoked by supporters of the ousted […]