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RCA Issue 99

Thomas Withington
14 Nov 05
If the new Afghan government bows to international pressure to ban poppy cultivation the economic consequences could be catastrophic.
IWPR Central Asia
14 Nov 05
Afghanistan's prime minister Hamid Karzai is a popular leader but has he got what it takes to turn his devastated country around?
Vladimir Davlatov
14 Nov 05
Russia's influence in Central Asia may be further undermined if Dushanbe strengthens ties with the US.
Zahir Tanin
21 Feb 05
A new, integrated Afghan army is needed to boost prospects of peace in the country.
Cholpon Orozobekova
21 Feb 05
Peasants vote along tribal lines in disappointing experiment in local democracy.
Ulugbek Babakulov
21 Feb 05
Protests are growing in Kyrgyzstan at the arrest of a parliamentarian who criticised the president over territorial concessions to neighboring countries.
Galima Bukharbaeva
21 Feb 05
Police officers suspected of fatal beatings are put on trial after public outrcy.