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  • Cpc Memoir In Vodka Veritas: Diplomacy In Central Asia

    Its first president, Islam Karimov, had been a senior Communist Party official, and Uzbekistan was still very, very Soviet when I first arrived in 1993. Our U.S. embassy, in a pleasant, leafy neighborhood, south of the middle of town and simply off a large park, was the former Komsomol headquarters constructing. In these early days, […]