Remember Mongolia?

by Nathan Hamm on 8/20/2004

Mongolia finally has a new Prime Minister after the Democrats and MPRP agreed to form a “Grand Coalition Government” because neither had enough seats to rule on their own. The new Prime Minister is Tsakhilganiin Elbegdorj, a 41 year-old Harvard-educated journalist (American higher ed scores another victory!). The former PM was selected as Speaker.

As have other Asian countries, Mongolia turned to Israel for a little bit of help.

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Nathan is the founder and Principal Analyst for Registan, which he launched in 2003. He was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Uzbekistan 2000-2001 and received his MA in Central Asian Studies from the University of Washington in 2007. Since 2007, he has worked full-time as an analyst, consulting with private and government clients on Central Asian affairs, specializing in how socio-cultural and political factors shape risks and opportunities and how organizations can adjust their strategic and operational plans to account for these variables. More information on Registan's services can be found here, and Nathan can be contacted via Twitter or email.

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