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Kyrgyzstan

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Water War Mongering or Untapped Potentials?

Literature on the nexus between Water and Conflict is extensive and the debate on very basic principles of the discussion is very much in process. A number of papers are simply dedicated to give an overview over different publications and viewpoints1. With increasing stress on the resource around the world, in quantity and quality and to different degrees in different parts of the world, the issue is gaining considerable weight. And with that, hyperbole. Continue reading

bam-e-dunya’s ailing eaves

While the Western media likes to speculate (based on sexy ethnic-great-game-evil-china-theories) what’s really going on in the misty zone between the yellow, the brown and the white, some people actually look at situations with their senses and not just their twitter acounts active. Continue reading

heer ranjha or terror, taliban and totay – where is Pakistan’s cinema?

I just returned from the cinema watching Boz Salkyn, a Kyrgyz movie – a simple story about bride-kidnapping, love and the Kyrgyz people. It has some Heer Ranja aspects. It’s emotional, completely a-political without the aim to critizice society, the state or question religion Continue reading

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