Traditions of the Kyrgyz people were being formed with the help of economic, trade, domestic and other relations with kindred and other tribes that were closely related to the geography of their ha...

After the coup of 19 March 1953 in the socio-political history of Iran there were fundamental changes: the powers of parliament were limited and the absolute power of Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi was...

In the Middle East, Saudi Arabia and the Islamic Republic of Iran are two countries that claim to leadership in the region. With a powerful resources and political potential these countries are the...



After the fall of the citadel of “tyrannical” communism of the USSR, the end of the 20th century was marked by the proclamation of liberal democracy as a political regime that guarantees a high level of state and social development, a regime that is natural, true and fair from the point of view of those protecting the inalienable human rights to life, liberty, and private property. In the wake of world democratization, F. Fukuyama's phrase “the end of history” became widespread.

  • The entrepreneurial spirit of the youth is worth the experience of the aged.
  • J. Knorr



The specifics of the 2016 US presidential election lied not only in the publication of a large volume of information compromising the main candidates, but also in focusing the electorate's attention on the issues of the US foreign policy under the new administration of the White House. In this, there stand out not only the relations in the pair “Washington – Moscow,” but also “Washington – Beijing,” especially in terms of their cooperation in South-East Asia and, in particular, in the South China Sea.



At the present time, Afghanistan serves not only as a base for various kinds of activities of terrorist and extremist groups, but also as an object of geopolitical simulacra projects that represent the possible options for the country's integration into the world community. In this respect, the leading position is occupied by the US.


According to new research conducted and analysed by Singapore’s Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB) two thirds of new drug offenders within the region are under the age of 30. [1] Those officials working within what is being referred to as a “rapidly evolving operating environment” are now looking to those members from the younger demographics in order to rid the region of its well-documented drug problems.


Today there are a significant number of sites of religious-extremist orientation on the Internet. They pose a threat to countries in Central, Eastern and South-East Asia and the Middle East, because they are agitating for an armed struggle against religious dissent, call for the overthrow of secular regimes and the establishment of theocratic states.


In the coming decades humanity may encounter a very serious crisis begotten by lack of drinking water. Tony Clarke — Director of the Polaris Research Institute — thinks that the crisis may be serious enough to threaten the existence of the human race.


During the period when Pervez Musharraf was President of Pakistan American army had all the freedom to do anything in the territory of the country. With today’s Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari the situation has not changed. As a number of politics specialists believe, Musharraf realized what further concessions to America may lead to, at timely retired. The US does not seem to understand it. The rights and liberties of the population in the tribal and northern provinces of this country are brutally violated by the US army and no one bears responsibility for it.


The independent Somalia state was established in 1960 as a result of two colonies integration — British and Italian. The state system and policy based on constitutional monarchy was soon subdued by the dictatorship of Mohamed Siad Barre (Somali: Maxamed Siyaad Barre). In the first years of being in power Barre remembered colonial dependency on Western countries took the course of popular national liberation movements and tried to cooperate with the USSR. However, by 1977 the relations with the Soviet Union had deteriorated.


IBM has opened its third analytics centre in China in order to address the growing demand for advanced analytics capabilities.

The new centre in Beijing is IBM’s first one in the growth markets and third overall after it opened similar ones in Berlin and Tokyo in June and July, respectively.