In a 2013 speech, Secretary of State John Kerry spoke about USAID’s support for “democratic institutions in Kyrzakhstan” – a malapropism that conflated Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. Although the State Department quickly clarified that he meant to say the latter, his mistake did not go unnoticed in the international community – or by comedians and TV talk show hosts, such as Stephen Colbert.

Three high-ranking Armenian military and defense officials have been fired amid growing recriminations about the...
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Every year for the last 100 years, when the snow melts in the passes leading from Kyrgyzstan to China through the...
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