Uzbekistan
Issues and Dynamics of the Fergana Valley: Regional Implications

The Central Asian Region gained wider recognition in International Relations after the disintegration of the Soviet Union in 1991. The emergence of five independent nation-states in the heartland of Eurasia was, in fact, a matter of curiosity for the....

Interaction with the Visiting Delegation from Uzbekistan

The Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF) hosted an interaction with a visiting Delegation from Uzbekistan, led by Mr. Sodyq Safoev, First Deputy Chairman of the Senate of the Republic of Uzbekistan. The Delegation also included Mr. Akmal Burkha....

Uzbekistan, Uzbeks and Terror: Complex Realities

The New York terror attack has time and again alarmed the international community about the rising terror attacks carried out by persons of Central Asian origins. On 31 October, a 29-year old Uzbek national, called Sayfulla Saipov, drove a truck down....

India-Uzbekistan Relations: New Opportunities

Important Neighbour There are common elements in the Indian and Central Asian experience. Both were connected by constant flow of men, goods and ideas. Samarkand and Bokhara are as much part of our history as Uzbek history. In the....

Uzbek President’s Roadmap to Check Radicalization

Since attaining independence in 1991, Uzbekistan and other Central Asian Republics have been struggling to prevent the radicalization of their overwhelmingly Muslim populations. Uzbekistan quickly realized the danger of unregulated religious preachi....

Shanghai Cooperation Organization: New Delhi’s March into Eurasia

India became the full member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) on 9th June in Astana. Along with India, Pakistan has also joined the forum. Inclusion of the new members has expanded organization’s geographical outreach, and has raised ....

25 Years of Uzbekistan-China Relations: Enhanced Economic Engagements marked by Political Understanding

Introduction Uzbekistan and China recently celebrated 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations. In recent years, the two countries have developed robust bilateral ties marked by high degree of economic engagements. Chin....

Uzbekistan after Islam Karimov

The President’s Legacy After a week of intense speculation, dawn break on the 2nd of September 2016 coincided with the Uzbek state media finally declaring the death of the country’s first and only president, Islam Karimov. Al....

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