The NESA Center held a roundtable discussion with Uzbekistan’s Ambassador, H.E. Javlon Vakhabov, and his guests, Ambassador Vladimir Norov and Mr. Bakhtiyor Mustafaev from Uzbekistan’s Institute for Strategic and Inter-Regional Studies. NESA Academic Dean Dr. Roger Kangas and faculty including Brianne Todd, Dr. Jennifer Jefferis, and Lt Col Jodi Bonnes attended the discussion at the Embassy of Uzbekistan in Washington.
The discussion highlighted the Uzbek-American partnership and the increasing academic relationship between think-tanks in both countries. NESA faculty also emphasized the need to collaborate more towards common interests in Central Asia.