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Rogun Dam

Tajikistan's Rogun Dam to Be the Big Game-Changer

Hilary Kramer | Posted 06.22.2013 | World
Hilary Kramer

The as-of-yet unfinished Rogun Dam in Tajikistan is a textbook example of a large dam project that will have large lasting impact for itself and its riparian neighbors downstream.

From Totalitarianism to Turbines: The Unending Struggle for Power in Central Asia

Derek Henry Flood | Posted 06.29.2011 | World
Derek Henry Flood

The deadly June crisis in southern Kyrgyzstan highlights the extreme fragility in Central Asia's inherently flawed post-independence nation-state structures. However, the five republics are being simultaneously courted by the U.S. military.