There are even worse ones, though less reported, from places like Cameroon, Kyrgyzstan, and Egypt.
The remainder goes through nations north of Afghanistan, such as Kyrgyzstan.
He came to the United States with his family in either 2002 or 2003 under refugee status from Kyrgyzstan.
Once, in 2013, Kyrgyzstan halted water for its reservoirs, and at least 11 regions of Uzbekistan suffered shortages.
Tamerlan, the older brother, was reportedly born in Dagestan, while his younger brother, Dzhokhar, was born in 1993—in Kyrgyzstan.
Most locals think that the U.S. is looking for a back-up option to Manas in Kyrgyzstan, and that may well be the case.
But the same meme has appeared in such far-flung places as Brunei, Kyrgyzstan (there it is again), Tanzania, and Jamaica.
Could Russian meddling be behind the violent unrest in Kyrgyzstan, where NATO maintains a crucial base?
They are important in a way that a Kyrgyzstan or a Turkmenistan simply is not.
What does Russia have to do with impoverished and chaotic Kyrgyzstan?
Republic in central Asia, bordered to the northwest and north by Kazakhstan, to the east and southeast by China, to the southwest by Tajikistan, and to the west by Uzbekistan. Its capital and largest city is Frunze.
Note: This former member of the Soviet Union declared its independence in 1991.