Turkmenistan's Political Succession: Developments and Implications [January 18, 2007] [open pdf - 73KB]
From the Summary: "This report discusses the political succession in Turkmenistan following the death of long-time authoritarian leader Saparamurad Niyazov in December 2006. Implications for Turkmenistan and U.S. interests in Central Asia are examined. This report may be updated. Related products include CRS [Congressional Research Service] Report RL33458, 'Central Asia: Regional Developments and Implications for U.S. Interests,' by Jim Nichol."
CRS Report for Congress, RS22572