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provides information and analysis about political, economic, environmental and social developments in the countries of Central Asia and the Caucasus, as well as in Russia, the Middle East, and Southwest Asia. The web site also offers additional features, including newsmaker interviews and book reviews. Based in New York, EurasiaNet advocates open and informed discussion of issues that concern countries in the region. The web site presents a variety of perspectives on contemporary developments, utilizing a network of correspondents based both in the West and in the region. The aim of EurasiaNet is to promote informed decision making among policy makers, as well as broadening interest in the region among the general public … (full text).

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The Central Eurasia Project CEP strives to make available more and better information about human rights and the social and economic health of the South Caucasus and Central Asia both within the region and internationally. Some of its projects focus on the neighboring countries of Afghanistan and Pakistan as well. The CEP pursues this work along three lines. Research and advocacy efforts on key open society issues – outlined in cooperation with colleagues from affiliate foundations in the region – form the backbone of this strategy, which is further enhanced by public information efforts and a targeted grants program … (full text).

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