Sociologist’s Journey Through The Socio-Economic History of Uzbekistan

Alisher Ilkhamov 31 January, 2024 This essay is experimental in its genre. It represents an attempt to articulate the author's perspective on a series of socio-economic development issues in Uzbekistan.…

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From Crackdowns to Compromises: Unravelling the Dynamics Between Autocratic Regimes and Organized Crime

Alisher Ilkhamov 15 December, 2023 This essay is prompted by a large-scale operation conducted by Uzbek authorities in late November to early December, resulting in the apprehension of over 200…

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Implications for Uzbekistan’s Water Supply of Qosh Tepa Canal Construction in Afghanistan

Alisher Ilkhamov 14 November, 2023 The purpose of this article is to analyse how the construction of the Qosh Tepa canal in Afghanistan, spanning 285 km, will impact the water…

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Confronting the Accountability Deficit Amid Political Monopoly in Uzbekistan

Alisher Ilkhamov 3 October, 2023 These are the theses of presentation to the panel titled 'Drivers of Instability in Central Asia: Absence of Pluralism and Accountable Governance,' which was held…

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«Reform” of cotton industry in Uzbekistan: backing the wrong horse?

Alisher Ilkhamov 29 August, 2023 This is Ilkhamov’s presentation to the conference "Turning Point In Eurasia: Geopolitics, Economics And Civil Society In Central Asia - Current Situation And Future Prospects"…

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PUTIN IN SEARCH FOR ASYLUM. WILL DESTINATION COUNTRIES OF HIS CHOICE COMPLY WITH ICC WARRANT FOR HIS ARREST?

Alisher Ilkhamov 2 July, 2023 This essay discusses the key political outcomes of the recent military mutiny by the Russian private military company Wagner on June 24-25. The author highlights…

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THE NEW CONSTITUTION OF UZBEKISTAN INCREASES THE DEGREE OF AUTOCRACY IN THE COUNTRY

Alisher Ilkhamov 25 April 2023 On April 30 this year, a referendum will be held in Uzbekistan to approve its new constitution. The main motive behind this initiative is to…

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Dispute about who poses the main existential threat to the collective West

Alisher Ilkhamov 28 March, 2023 The article notes the ongoing dispute in the United States about which of the two states, China or the Russian Federation, should be considered the main existential…

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