The Kazakh government is carefully instigating and controlling a revival of Islam. That revival will be part of a national multiconfessional identity but mil remain politically nonthreateningby BHAVNA DAVE THE COLLAPSE OF THE SOVIET UNION prompted many observers of the Central Asian scene to speculate on whether the new countries would "return" to their Islamic […]

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