Why should an American care about some weird little country on the northwest border of China? Because we have military bases there, as does Russia. It is a main smuggling route for the heroin coming out of Afghanistan and within combat range of Iran and Afghanistan for military aircraft.
The BBC has extensive coverage of the "Tulip Revolution"
. If you're a former republic of the Soviet Union you have to have a flower and a color to have a revolution: tulip and pink. There's more here
and even more on the people involved in Kyrgyzstan names interim leader
You wouldn't have to know about little countries with strange names if people would elect a government that minded its business, instead of everyone elses.