Articles by Benjamin Harvey



Book Provides Glimpse Into the Turkmen Soul

  • 31 May 07
  • The Associated Press
No other people have founded more states, fought more wars or contributed more to humanity, it says.

Turks and Turkmen Rekindling Ancient Ties

  • 20 February 07
  • The Associated Press
With a crescent moon still hanging low in the pre-dawn sky, a dozen black Mercedes sedans lined up in front of the Presidential Hotel in this hard-to-reach city.

Berdymukhammedov Takes Office

  • 15 February 07
  • The Associated Press
Turkmenistan's new president took office Wednesday with a pledge to follow the ways of longtime autocrat Saparmurat Niyazov, but also promising changes in a country ruled for decades in an all-encompassing cult of personality.