Backstory: The Violence in Kyrgyzstan

The violence that broke out in Kyrgyzstan last week has killed hundreds of people and deepened mistrust of its neighbor Uzbekistan. On today’s Backstory we'll talk with Anna Neistat, senior researcher for the Emergencies Division of Human Rights Watch and with Paul Starobin, a contributor to The Atlantic and staff writer for National Journal explains what’s led to this crisis and gives us an update on the humanitarian crisis in Kyrgyzstan. He’s also the author of Five Roads to the Future: Power in the Next Global Age .