A former Peace Corps volunteer in Turkmenistan returns to find, a decade after the country’s independence, grassroots progress trampled but the president’s megalomania in full-force by Evan Tracz ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan–It is said that the imagination is stirred by the convergence of desert and mountains. Just a few miles from present-day Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, the Parthians usurped […]

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