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Security South and Central Asia

Kashmir riots highlight the risk of growing instability

The death of Hizbul Mujahideen’s leader in a gun battle with government forces in Kashmir sparked days of clashes. The insurgency is likely to continue, exploiting the India-Pakistan stalemate.

Europe Politics

Romania’s anti-corruption fight sends mixed messages

Romania’s efforts to combat political abuse have received both praise and scorn, domestically, as well as internationally.

Economics South and Central Asia

Uzbekistan’s electoral stability creates investment opportunities

The re-election of President Karimov for a 4th term spells continuation of rampant corruption, while Karimov is forced to reduce dependency on a Russia in crisis. However, the entailed political stability