Alisher Ilkhamov


Alisher Ilkhamov is acting director of the Open Society Institute in Tashkent.

Articles by this Author
Controllable Democracy in Uzbekistan

Few doubt that the prolongation of the presidential term in Uzbekistan’s January referendum paves the way for presidency for life for Islam Karimov. The Uzbek regime is building a controllable democracy, combining the expansion of...

Uzbek Islamism

Addressing a joint session of Congress and a national TV audience on September 20, 2001, George W. Bush declared that the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU) had “links” to Osama bin Laden, prime suspect in the September 11 attacks...

Mystery Surrounds Tashkent Explosions