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December 14 marked 40 days since the murder of Ulan Salyanov in Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan, and his family gathered for a traditional ceremony to remember the deceased. While no one has been charged for the murder, the circumstances appeared suspicious. First, there was no clear motive.
The case has intensified longstanding local opposition to the American military presence on the strategic island, which reluctantly hosts nearly 75 percent of land allotted for US bases in Japan even though it accounts for just a fraction of the country's total area. Kenneth Franklin Shinzato, a 33-year-old ...

It's been a tense two months between Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, but the two presidents — Nursultan Nazarbayev and Sooronbai Jeenbekov — met on November 30 on the sidelines of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) summit in Minsk, Belarus and discussed the resolution of the border ...
The issue of foreign military bases was at the forefront of Kyrgyz politics in 2010, with the most ire directed at the U.S. base adjacent to Manas International Airport. But Russia's base at Kant also occasionally drew criticism. Early in his presidency, Atambayev complained that Moscow had not paid its rent for ...
In the wake of the recently-announced liberation of the Syrian city of Raqqa, many analysts have been wondering about the scale of US support to the mostly Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which headed the operation, and the number of military facilities the US has set up in northern Syria. Kurds ...
Kyrgyz-Kazakh Rift: This week the Kyrgyz parliament adopted a proposal to formally reject $100 million in aid from Kazakhstan. Bruce Pannier called it “an 'own goal' of epic proportions.” Why has Bishkek rejected “essentially a gift given to help Kyrgyzstan update state entities to meet EEU trade standards” ...

Being a far smaller economic power, Russia aims to exercise leadership in terms of regional security. Moscow is in talks with Bishkek over expanding its air base in Kyrgyzstan. That sits well with Beijing, which is apparently reluctant to take the lead on security, and many analysts believe the two powers will ...
Kyrgyz voters are well aware of the gravity of the event—their recent competitive parliamentary elections set their country apart from neighbors with long-serving rulers and notoriously unresponsive systems of governance. But though voters here are proud of their progress as a democracy, difficulties with ...
Furthermore, as far as prospective US military bases are concerned, Kazakhstan has the benefit of the experience of Kyrgyzstan. That country closed down the US military base in Manas. Part of Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev's logic for closing the base was that the US presence made it a possible ...
Meanwhile, Kyrgyzstan has one Russian air base on its territory—the Kant base—and recently Atambayev told Russian President Vladimir Putin that he would endorse another such base on his nation's territory, in an apparent swipe at neighbors Tajikistan and Uzbekistan's ability to halt the Taliban.
(RT) The government in Ankara had nothing to do with a story published by the Turkish state-run Anadolu Agency, which revealed classified information on US bases and outposts in Syria, according to President Erdogan's spokesman. Speaking at a news conference on Thursday, spokesman Ibrahim Kalin ...
Dennis Ross served two years as National Security Council senior director for the Central Region. (Courtesy: Fox News). Staff writer, Al Arabiya English Tuesday, 4 July 2017. Text size A A A. A former United States diplomat and Middle East envoy has said that the only reason Qatar is hosting an American ...
Ibrahim Kalin, a spokesman for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, reportedly said Thursday that Russia had proposed deploying troops from Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan to monitor the de-escalation zones in Syria agreed to last month. RIA Novosti confirmed the report, with the head of the State ...
Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh (L) and then Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani arrive at a cornerstone laying ceremony for a residential neighborhood in Gaza Strip on October 23, 2012. (Reuters). Staff writer, Al Arabiya English Monday, 29 May 2017. Text size A A A. More than a week before ...
U.S. intelligence flights and combat missions use it when taking off from U.S. bases in the Persian Gulf or from aircraft carriers in the Indian Ocean. ... Nations such as Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Kazakhstan all have been used before for transporting mostly nonlethal supplies. Poor U.S. relations ...
U.S. intelligence flights and combat missions use it when taking off from U.S. bases in the Persian Gulf or from aircraft carriers in the Indian Ocean. Since closing Pakistan's ... Nations such as Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Kazakhstan all have been used before for transporting mostly nonlethal supplies. Poor U.S. ...
U.S. intelligence flights and combat missions use it when taking off from U.S. bases in the Persian Gulf or from aircraft carriers in the Indian Ocean. Since closing Pakistan's ... Nations such as Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Kazakhstan all have been used before for transporting mostly nonlethal supplies. Poor U.S. ...

U.S. intelligence flights and combat missions use it when taking off from U.S. bases in the Persian Gulf or from aircraft carriers in the Indian Ocean. ... Nations such as Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Kazakhstan all have been used before for transporting mostly nonlethal supplies. Poor U.S. relations ...
U.S. intelligence flights and combat missions use it when taking off from U.S. bases in the Persian Gulf or from aircraft carriers in the Indian Ocean. ... Nations such as Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Kazakhstan all have been used before for transporting mostly nonlethal supplies. Poor U.S. relations ...
U.S. intelligence flights and combat missions use it when taking off from U.S. bases in the Persian Gulf or from aircraft carriers in the Indian Ocean. ... Nations such as Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Kazakhstan all have been used before for transporting mostly nonlethal supplies. Poor U.S. relations ...
U.S. intelligence flights and combat missions use it when taking off from U.S. bases in the Persian Gulf or from aircraft carriers in the Indian Ocean. Since closing Pakistan's ... Nations such as Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Kazakhstan all have been used before for transporting mostly nonlethal supplies. Poor U.S. ...
U.S. intelligence flights and combat missions use it when taking off from U.S. bases in the Persian Gulf or from aircraft carriers in the Indian Ocean. Since closing Pakistan's ... Nations such as Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Kazakhstan all have been used before for transporting mostly nonlethal supplies. Poor U.S. ...
U.S. intelligence flights and combat missions use it when taking off from U.S. bases in the Persian Gulf or from aircraft carriers in the Indian Ocean. Since closing Pakistan's ... Nations such as Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Kazakhstan all have been used before for transporting mostly nonlethal supplies. Poor U.S. ...
U.S. intelligence flights and combat missions use it when taking off from U.S. bases in the Persian Gulf or from aircraft carriers in the Indian Ocean. Since closing Pakistan's ... Nations such as Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Kazakhstan all have been used before for transporting mostly nonlethal supplies. Poor U.S. ...
The issue of foreign military bases was at the forefront of Kyrgyz politics in 2010, with the most ire directed at the U.S. base adjacent to Manas International Airport. But Russia's base at Kant also occasionally drew criticism. Early in his presidency, Atambayev complained that Moscow had not paid its rent for ...
But beyond the saunas and Starbucks, the Yongsan Relocation Plan and Land Partnership Plan are consolidating U.S. bases and other installations in Seoul and near the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) dividing North and South Korea. During Korea's Japanese colonial period (1910-45), Humpheys was a ...
In the wake of the recently-announced liberation of the Syrian city of Raqqa, many analysts have been wondering about the scale of US support to the mostly Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which headed the operation, and the number of military facilities the US has set up in northern Syria. Kurds ...
Being a far smaller economic power, Russia aims to exercise leadership in terms of regional security. Moscow is in talks with Bishkek over expanding its air base in Kyrgyzstan. That sits well with Beijing, which is apparently reluctant to take the lead on security, and many analysts believe the two powers will ...
Preliminary results from the presidential election in Kyrgyzstan show the governing party's candidate winning. The RIA-Novosti and Interfax news agencies reported that Kyrgyzstan's elections commission said Sunday that Sooronbai Jeenbekov had received about 55 percent of the vote, based on a count ...
Nearly three million Kyrgyz citizens went to the polling stations on Sunday to elect a new president. For the first time, since the fall of the Soviet Union, the Central Asian country had a chance to elect a new head of state peacefully. The official observers have told Sputnik that the historic election fully ...
Furthermore, as far as prospective US military bases are concerned, Kazakhstan has the benefit of the experience of Kyrgyzstan. That country closed down the US military base in Manas. Part of Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev's logic for closing the base was that the US presence made it a possible ...
Meanwhile, Kyrgyzstan has one Russian air base on its territory—the Kant base—and recently Atambayev told Russian President Vladimir Putin that he would endorse another such base on his nation's territory, in an apparent swipe at neighbors Tajikistan and Uzbekistan's ability to halt the Taliban.
(RT) The government in Ankara had nothing to do with a story published by the Turkish state-run Anadolu Agency, which revealed classified information on US bases and outposts in Syria, according to President Erdogan's spokesman. Speaking at a news conference on Thursday, spokesman Ibrahim Kalin ...
How vulnerable are U.S. bases in the Pacific? A new report by Commander Thomas Shugart and Commander Javier Gonzalez at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) suggests that the constellation of U.S. bases in the region has become deeply vulnerable to attack by Chinese ballistic missiles.
Dennis Ross served two years as National Security Council senior director for the Central Region. (Courtesy: Fox News). Staff writer, Al Arabiya English Tuesday, 4 July 2017. Text size A A A. A former United States diplomat and Middle East envoy has said that the only reason Qatar is hosting an American ...
Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh (L) and then Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani arrive at a cornerstone laying ceremony for a residential neighborhood in Gaza Strip on October 23, 2012. (Reuters). Staff writer, Al Arabiya English Monday, 29 May 2017. Text size A A A. More than a week before ...
A vote in the Kyrgyz parliament last month seems to have finally sealed the fate of the American base at Manas, Kyrgyzstan, with closure within the next 12 months. The transit centre, part of the international airport outside the capital Bishkek, is a key US facility in central Asia. It opened in 2011, as a staging ...
U.S. intelligence flights and combat missions use it when taking off from U.S. bases in the Persian Gulf or from aircraft carriers in the Indian Ocean. ... Nations such as Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Kazakhstan all have been used before for transporting mostly nonlethal supplies. Poor U.S. relations ...
To withdraw most US troops from Afghanistan, as President Barak Obama had intended last year, would probably lead to the 450 US bases ...
Voters in Kyrgyzstan head to polls to choose the next president who will ... US base in 2014 after securing a $2 billion loan for Kyrgyzstan from ...
BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:10 A.M.) – The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and their allies have been making steady gains in the southeastern countryside ...
... miles from Camp Lemonnier, the only permanent US base in Africa. ... be sending electricity from Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan to Afghanistan ...
... miles from Camp Lemonnier, the only permanent US base in Africa. ... be sending electricity from Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan to Afghanistan ...
A court in Kyrgyzstan sentenced opposition politician Omurbek Tekebayev to eight years in prison for corruption and fraud on Wednesday, two ...
BEIRUT, LEBANON (4:10 P.M.) – Minutes ago, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) and their allies made a huge advance in southern Syria, entering ...
Furthermore, as far as prospective US military bases are concerned, Kazakhstan has the benefit of the experience of Kyrgyzstan. That country ...
Kyrgyzstan faced threats from foreign powers to remove a U.S. military facility on its territory or potentially face a missile strike against it, the ...
... that the constellation of U.S. bases in the region has become deeply ... Chinese attack against U.S. bases in Japan and elsewhere in Asia.
Dennis Ross served two years as National Security Council senior director for the Central Region. (Courtesy: Fox News). Staff writer, Al Arabiya ...
The guards were employed at America's largest base in Afghanistan. The ambush comes as Washington appears set to boost its troop ...


 

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