«Today, a certain number of local experts believe that banning Tablighi Jamaat in the country will be extremely unwise. Since for Kyrgyzstan it represents no threat, but, on the contrary, ideologically opposes the Wahhabi and Salafi movements», Roza Duisheeva, a PhD in Political sciences, and participant of the School of Analytics CABAR.asia, writes in her article.
The Democratization Prospects of Central Asian Countries or How to Wake up the Sleeping Institutions?
«The sneering attitude towards democratic procedures and the rule of law is the predominant feature of both the mass consciousness and the worldview of elites in the post-Soviet space. Maybe, therefore, the real democratic political systems that we have are more likely exceptions than the rule?», – notes an economist from Tashkent Yuli Yusupov in his article for CABAR.asia.
«Scientific collaboration at the regional level is essential to study and solve many problems in Central Asia. Currently, collaborative work is done in few areas only», – notes Kazakhstan-based researcher Kairat Moldashev in his special article for CABAR.asia.
«At this stage, the promotion of psychological safety in schools is more responsive than proactive», – notes Daniyar Mukambetov, independent expert, in his special article for CABAR.asia.
«It is the probability that such a project would add significantly to the already substantial Kyrgyz government debt to China and potentially lead to a ‘debt trap’ scenario that is perhaps the biggest risk» – London-based independent researcher Harry Roberts notes in his article for CABAR.asia.
«The enterprises are considered as isolated elements independently planning their needs and purchases in the Kyrgyz Republic agriculture,» – Kyrgyz economist Iskender Sharsheev states in the special article for CABAR.asia.
European Union’s Policy in Central Asia: Does Brussels Want to Become a Stable Player of the First-Team Squad?
«The Strategy revision is rather due to the adoption of the EU Global Strategy in 2016 and, consequently, the need to adapt all foreign policy activities to the new realities. The EU seeks to strengthen its positions in the international relations system and therefore updates the mechanisms of interaction with the outside world», – notes Yuri Sarukhanyan, the specialist in international relations and participant of CABAR.asia Analytics School, in a special article for CABAR.asia.
«If we however assume the scenario when this issue turns from a “regular” discussion into real action to open a military base, Kyrgyzstan will need to scrutinise the issue and ensuing consequences,» – notes Zamira Isakova, an expert in politics and security issues in Central Asia, wrote in the article specifically for CABAR.asia.
“Development of language and its adaptation is a meticulous, consistent work with necessary resources that takes decades,” Ermek Baisalov, editor of CABAR.asia analytical materials, writes in his article.
«All the Free Economic Zones (FEZ) of Kyrgyzstan, except the Bishkek FEZ, do not use their potential. One of possible options to consider is to cut these non-functioning economic projects. Alternatively, more attractive conditions for investors by maximizing the investment process should be created», – notes Gulzari Tursunova, investment promotion specialist, in the article written especially for analytical platform CABAR.asia.