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Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Uzbekistan: Recent Developments and U.S.Interests

Jim Nichol
Specialist in Russian and Eurasian Affairs

Uzbekistan is a potential Central Asian regional power by virtue of its relatively large population,

energy and other resources, and location in the heart of the region. However, it has failed to make

progress in economic and political reforms, and many observers criticize its human rights record.

This report discusses U.S. policy and assistance and basic facts and biographical information are

provided. Related products include CRS Report RL33458, Central Asia: Regional Developments

and Implications for U.S. Interests, by Jim Nichol.

Date of Report: August 12, 2010
Number of Pages: 14
Order Number: RS21238
Price: $29.95

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