Kazakhstan, a human rights disaster, hosts Iran Talks

Steve Horn, February 26, 2013

Allen Ruff and I have written extensively about Kazakhstan and about the typical hypocrisy at-play in the kleptocratic country. We published an article in the aftermath of the Zhanaozen Massacre about the U.S. imperial Great Game being played in Kazakhstan and Central Asia at-large, then followed that up with an article about the nuclear double-standards, juxtaposing how the U.S. treats Iran vs. how it treats Kazakhstan. Kazakhstan, as we pointed out, provides 30-percent+ of the world’s supply of uranium fuel stock.

Next came our three-part series on the World Bank’s “knowledge bank” agenda in Kazakhstan, bringing Nazarbayev University, named after its “President-for-Life,” to Astana.

Today, Allen was on The Real News Network to chat about the nuclear summit dog-and-pony show and why it’s being hosted in Kazakhstan. Check it out below.




5 Responses to “Kazakhstan, a human rights disaster, hosts Iran Talks”

  1. [...] Kazakhstan, a Human Rights Disaster, Hosts Iran Talks [...]

  2. What human rights "disaster". Their president for life is no different then Queen Elisabeth, yet, everybody finds European royalty just cool. The president cannot order people killed without due process, a practice that is now part of our system. I am sure I may not like living there, but that is not a reason for slamming other people — for hosting the talks you do not approve of.

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