Photo Gallery: The New Great Game

Photo Gallery: The New Great Game

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Appeasing the Uzbek Dictator Who's Afraid of the Ruler of the Silk Road?

Uzbekistan is both a nation of terror led by brutal dictator Islam Karimov and a partner of the West that is an important staging ground for NATO's war in Afghanistan. Its story is best told through the eyes of two men -- the flamboyant former British ambassador and the current top German diplomat in the country.
Von Erich Follath und Christian Neef
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan