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Op-Ed: Uzbekistan’s New Era Might Just Be Real
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Op-Ed: Uzbekistan’s New Era Might Just Be Real

Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev is only the second person to hold that office, but the contrast with his predecessor, Islam Karimov, one of Central Asia’s most brutal dictators, is increasingly stark. On his visit to the White House last month, Mirziyoyev was feted as an institutional and economic reformer and praised as a potential catalyst for change in Central Asia, where cooperation has been rare and Uzbekistan was often the spoiler.

22-06-2018, 18:08