- Caught in the Cross Fire. Gannon, Kathy // Progressive;Jan87, Vol. 51 Issue 1, p14
Focuses on the impact of war in Afghanistan between Soviet-dominated government and rebels fighting to regain control of their nation, on the northwest frontier area of Pakistan as of January 1, 1987. Effort by Afghan chiefs and Pakistan to lure tribal chiefs living in the area, to their side;...
- History. // Kazakhstan Country Review;2001/2002, p8
Provides a brief history of Kazakhstan. Origins of the Kazakh people; Language; Relationship with Russia; Nationalist movement; Effect of the Bolshevik Revolution on the traditional life of the Kazakhs; Declaration of the nation's sovereignty from the Soviet Union on October 26, 1990;...
- NOWHERESVILLE. Gessen, Keith // New Yorker;4/18/2011, Vol. 87 Issue 9, p96
The article discusses Astana, Kazakhstan, the architecture of buildings being constructed there and the history of the country when it was controlled by the Soviet Union. The construction of the Khan Shatyr Entertainment Center, particularly the materials that went into its making, are...
- EDITOR'S WELCOME. Beach, Sara Ann // World Literature Today;May-Aug2005, Vol. 79 Issue 2, p73
Introduces an article about the history and culture of Kazakhstan.
- Beaver Wars. Sepehri, Sandy // Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia;Jan2009, Issue 1, p37
A brief description of the term "Beaver Wars" which refer to series of brutal wars happened in the mid-1600s between the Iroquois Nation and the tribes of the Great Lakes region is presented.
- Africa's Dilemma. KEARNEY, VINCENT S. // America;2/29/1964, Vol. 110 Issue 9, p274
The article focuses on the historical facts behind the attack of Kigali, the capital of Rwanda, and the murder and torture of Bahutus people by a band of Watusis from Burundi on December 20, 1964. Rwanda and Burundi emerged as distinct political entities on July 1, 1962 when Belgium relinquished...
- The Oddest War Ever Fought. Barber, Noel // Saturday Evening Post;4/13/1957, Vol. 229 Issue 41, p32
The article focuses on tribal wars in Beihan on the Aden-Yemen frontier. What is odd about the war is the virtual lack of casualties. Yemenis give dissident tribesmen guns and send troops to the border in efforts to claim Aden. The tribes also attack the British because of tribal laws that...
- POLITICAL OVERVIEW. // Kazakhstan Country Review;2007, p7
The article presents a political overview for Kazakhstan, which includes information on the country's history, political conditions, and political stability.
- Empire lost, Russian people stream out of Central Asia. Ingwerson, Marshall // Christian Science Monitor;9/19/95, Vol. 87 Issue 206, p6
Informs about the decline in the Russian population in Kazakhstan due to their immigration to Central Asia. Origin and historical background of Kazaks, the native of Kazakhstan; Change in status of Russian and Kazak languages in Kazakhstan.