Tajikstan, Land of Rivers, Eternally Short of Water

Until a simple necessity such as clean water becomes less than an afterthought on a daily basis, this poor country will remain trapped in its pre-Soviet past, as it has been for decades.

Cybersecurity and the Former Soviet Union

As long as these former Soviet republics maintain a Soviet-era view of private property, their future in the modern world will be more than a few nodes away.