Kanye West slammed for performing for this dictator

Entertainment | Taylor Bigler
People-Kanye West-Scuffle.JPEG

Kanye reportedly earned $3 million for performing for the wedding show

Kazakhstan praised as green energy hub

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
Oil Pipeline Protest

Sierra Club hails country’s environmental policies

New Boston suspects drove car with 'Terrorista #1' license plate

US | Patrick Howley
A "Terrorista #1' license plate picture was sent out on Twitter

Also pictured with suspects in Times Square photo

Nice try: Student brings 35 foot long cheat sheet to test - The DC

World | Hal Libby
cheating

‘It’s a pity to see all that work com to nothing but he cheated, and that’s not allowed’

Great success: Kazakh foreign minister thanks Borat - TheDC

Entertainment | Taylor Bigler
Borat

Diplomat says the Sacha Baron Cohen comedy boosted tourism

Administration invokes 'yellow peril' to peddle green energy

Opinion | Bonner Cohen

The US is indeed in danger of losing the “energy race” to China, but not for the reason the administration thinks.

Putin offers tigers to Iran, Kazakhstan for reintroduction - The Hindu

World | Steven Nelson (admin)

Russia’s Siberian tigers are remarkably similar to Caspian tigers that went extinct in the 1950′s in Central Asia

Merry Christmas, Kazakhstan

Feature:Opinion | Chet Nagle

How Kazakhstan, a former Soviet republic, saved the West.

TheDC Essay: A conversation with a Russian capitalist - TheDC

| The Daily Caller

A Kazakh expat in America still looks over his shoulder before saying, “Putin is f—–g monster”

Time to act on nuclear test ban

Opinion | Ambassador Tibor Toth

The US should sign the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty.

Could Gen. Petraeus be awarded a fifth star? - TheDC

US | Luke X. Martin

Support for making Petraeus the first general in six decades to hold the distinction of a fifth star has been picking up in the blogosphere

Tracking Chinese investment: western hemisphere now top target - THE HERITAGE FOUNDATION

| interns

China has at least $2.5 trillion in foreign exchange and must, due to its own balance of payments rules, invest it all overseas

Lance Armstrong will ride in Tour de France - LAT

Sports | Julia McClatchy (admin)

Seven-time winner Lance Armstrong will ride in next month’s Tour de France, Team RadioShack confirmed Tuesday

Kyrgyzstan in crisis

Opinion | Warren Coats

Ms. Roza Otunbayeva, the interim leader until elections can be held later this year, has reaffirmed the U.S. lease on Manas Air Base after her deposed predecessor had tried to close it. She seems to be surrounded by pro market, pro freedom reformers

Accidents and our energy straightjacket

Opinion | Jeremy Martin

Congressional hearings aside, should the energy business be prepared to deal with increasingly suffocating regulation and oversight in the future? The answer seems a pretty direct yes. It might not make total sense, but it is the reality

Deposed Kyrgyzstan president flies to Kazakhstan - AP

World | interns

News reports say Kyrgyzstan’s deposed president, Kurmanbek Bakiyev, has left the country for neighboring Kazakhstan. Witnesses say Bakiyev’s motorcade pulled up to the airport in Jalal-Abad before a plane was seen departing Thursday

Nuke summit missing key U.S. allies - The Daily Caller

World | Jon Ward

Absence of key U.S. allies at summit amplifies doubts about Obama’s foreign policy

U.S.-Russian team returns to Earth

Tech | AJ

A Russian Soyuz space capsule carrying a U.S. astronaut and a Russian cosmonaut from the International Space Station landed safely in Kazakhstan on Thursday