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Each week, hosts Bruce Pannier and Muhammad Tahir welcome a panel of expert guests to discuss significant political developments and pressing social issues affecting the nations of Central Asia.

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Each week, hosts Bruce Pannier and Muhammad Tahir welcome a panel of expert guests to discuss significant political developments and pressing social issues affecting the nations of Central Asia.

    Majlis Podcast: Bringing Uzbekistan’s Students Home From Neighboring Central Asian States - February 16, 2020

    Majlis Podcast: Bringing Uzbekistan’s Students Home From Neighboring Central Asian States - February 16, 2020

    Authorities in Uzbekistan are calling on all the country’s students studying in neighboring Central Asian states to come back and continue their studies at schools in their homeland.

    • 37 min
    Majlis Podcast: The United States Unveils Its Strategy For Central Asia - February 09, 2020

    Majlis Podcast: The United States Unveils Its Strategy For Central Asia - February 09, 2020

    The United States Strategy for Central Asia 2019-2025 was unveiled at an event hosted by the Heritage Foundation on February 5.

    • 44 min
    Majlis Podcast: Central Asia And The Coronavirus - February 02, 2020

    Majlis Podcast: Central Asia And The Coronavirus - February 02, 2020

    For the governments and people of Central Asia the virus that is spreading through neighboring China is a source of great concern. There are hundreds of Central Asian students at Chinese universities and thousands of Chinese workers in Central Asia.

    • 33 min
    Podcast: What Happens When China’s Kazakhs Flee To Kazakhstan? - January 26, 2020

    Podcast: What Happens When China’s Kazakhs Flee To Kazakhstan? - January 26, 2020

    What has been happening to ethnic Kazakhs from China’s western Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region when they illegally cross the border and reach Kazakhstan?

    • 42 min
    Majlis Podcast: The Blackening Skies Of Central Asia - January 19, 2020

    Majlis Podcast: The Blackening Skies Of Central Asia - January 19, 2020

    Inhabitants of large smog-laden cities in Central Asia already know how poor the air quality is where they live. How bad is the problem becoming, what is causing it, and what could possibly reverse the process?

    • 38 min
    Majlis Podcast: Will Uzbekistan Join The Eurasian Union? - January 12, 2020

    Majlis Podcast: Will Uzbekistan Join The Eurasian Union? - January 12, 2020

    What are the signs Uzbekistan might be leaning toward joining the EES? And what are the advantages and disadvantages of joining?

    • 41 min

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