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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.

    Kyrgyzstan Prepares To Conduct Parliamentary Elections Again - November 21, 2021

    Kyrgyzstan Prepares To Conduct Parliamentary Elections Again - November 21, 2021

    On this week's Majlis podcast, a discussion on the November 28 Kyrgyz parliamentary elections, what has changed in the structure and role of parliament, in the way people will vote, and how many people can be expected to turn out and cast ballots for the fourth time in less than 14 months.

    • 34 min
    The Effects Of Climate Change On Central Asia - November 14, 2021

    The Effects Of Climate Change On Central Asia - November 14, 2021

    On this week's Majlis podcast, Muhammad Tahir, moderates a discussion on the signs of climate change in Central Asia and what the governments of the region are doing in response.

    • 45 min
    Shortages On People’s Minds As Central Asia Heads Into Winter - October 31, 2021

    Shortages On People’s Minds As Central Asia Heads Into Winter - October 31, 2021

    On this week's Majlis podcast, Muhammad Tahir moderates a discussion on the current situation in Central Asian countries while they prepare for winter and what could be in store for them as temperatures continue to drop.

    • 38 min
    Is China's Base In Tajikistan A Sign Of Creeping Penetration? - October 24, 2021

    Is China's Base In Tajikistan A Sign Of Creeping Penetration? - October 24, 2021

    On this week's Majlis podcast, a discussion about what has been going on at a Chinese base in the far eastern corner of Tajikistan.

    • 42 min
    What To Expect From The Presidential Vote In Uzbekistan - October 17, 2021

    What To Expect From The Presidential Vote In Uzbekistan - October 17, 2021

    On this week's Majlis, a discussion about the upcoming presidential election in Uzbekistan and a look at what happened during incumbent Shavkat Mirziyoev’s first five years in office. What could a second term hold in store?

    • 59 min
    Tensions Along The Tajik-Afghan Border - October 10, 2021

    Tensions Along The Tajik-Afghan Border - October 10, 2021

    On this week's Majlis Podcast, RFE/RL's media-relations manager, Muhammad Tahir, moderates a discussion on the escalation along the Tajik-Afghan border and where it might lead.

    • 44 min

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