Economy and Sanctions Derail Russia’s Central Asian Investments

by Peter Leonard After years of embarking on promising forays into Central Asia’s economy, Russia is being forced to pare back its ambitions. The starkest retreat of Russian money is seen in Kyrgyzstan, whose parliament voted overwhelmingly last week to… Continue Reading  

The Daily Talking Points

News and Views Relevant to U.S.-Iran relations for August 12th, 2010: Foreign Policy: Michael Eisenstadt and David Crist, both fellows at the AIPAC-formed and often hawkish Washington Institute for Near East Policy, write that President Obama must “convince Tehran that… Continue Reading