Kyrgyzstan Hopes Chinese Investment Can Produce Industrial Breakthrough

by Anna Lelik When China’s top diplomat visited Kyrgyzstan last month, he heard some bold proposals. Why, Foreign Minister Wang Yi was asked by Kyrgyz economic officials during his visit to Bishkek on May 22, did Beijing not consider relocating 40… Continue Reading  

Don’t Fear Iran’s Impending Windfall

by Esfandyar Batmanghelidj As Iran and the P5+1 look set to complete a historic nuclear agreement this week, the policy community in the US and Europe is very fearful that sanctions relief will provide Iran a dangerous windfall that it… Continue Reading