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The Eurasia Center’s mission is to enhance transatlantic cooperation in promoting stability, democratic values and prosperity in Eurasia, from Eastern Europe and Turkey in the West to the Caucasus, Russia and Central Asia in the East.

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New Atlanticist

Jun 5, 2024

A high-level official’s conviction opens the door for progress on women’s rights in Kazakhstan

By Margarita Assenova

A former economy minister’s murder case has sparked renewed efforts to confront domestic abuse and promote women’s rights in Kazakhstan.

Central Asia Human Rights

TURKEYSource

May 22, 2024

There’s an alternative to Russian-based trade routes—but it needs support from the US, EU, and Turkey

By Arnold C. Dupuy

The Middle Corridor can offer an alternative to the Russian-based Northern Corridor, as long as countries can surmount these remaining challenges.

Central Asia Economy & Business
The family members of Um al-Banin, who was killed in a suicide attack in a tutoring center in Dasht-e-Barchi district in the west of Kabul, pray at her grave in Kabul, Afghanistan, October 2, 2022. REUTERS/Ali Khara

Memo to...

May 16, 2024

Memo to the UN secretary-general: Establish a UN conflict prevention mechanism for the Afghanistan region

By Laurie Nathan and Nilofar Sakhi

The risk of conflict between Afghanistan and its neighbors has been rising since the Taliban returned to power in 2021, and is now at a critical point. The UN has tools that have lowered the risk of major conflict in other tense neighborhoods. It's time to deploy them for Afghanistan.

Afghanistan Central Asia

In the News

May 6, 2024

Webster quoted in El Espanol on Kyrgyzstan’s imports of military relevant trade

Central Asia China

Enabling net-zero solutions

Apr 24, 2024

Natural gas and the energy transition: Security, equity, and achieving net zero

By Phillip Cornell

A new report on the future of natural gas in the energy mix and financing in the context of the energy transition and energy security prerogatives.

Africa Central Asia

In the News

Apr 23, 2024

Webster in The Interpreter: The Kyrgyzstan route facilitating Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Central Asia Energy & Environment

EnergySource

Apr 3, 2024

Central and Eastern Europe needs to rethink its approach to energy security

By Pawel Czyzak and Nolan Theisen

The upcoming Three Seas Initiative Summit is an opportune time for Central and Eastern European leaders to pivot toward clean, affordable, and local renewables to build energy security.

Central Asia Central Europe

In the News

Mar 11, 2024

Shaffer joins Strait Talk to discuss the Turkmenistan/Turkey gas deal

Central Asia China

In the News

Mar 2, 2024

Shaffer quoted in Nikkei Asia on Asian gas exports

Central Asia China

In the News

Feb 22, 2024

Asat quoted in Radio Free Asia on international legislation to counter China’s cross-border repression

By Atlantic Council

Central Asia China

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