Under the gaze of President Karzai, a lazy morning at the Khan's winter house. The Kyrgyz are notoriously fractious and independent-minded. They don't often rally around a leader. A Kyrgyz joke goes that if you put three people in a yurt and come back an hour later, you'll find five Khans. They respect President Karzai's authority but hold little hope that the central government can help them improving their living conditions...At the Qyzyl Qorum camp. It is the camp of the now deceased Khan...
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