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Keyword: Tajikistan

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Week In Review

Tensions continue to rise in Central Asia

Shawwal 03, 14412020-05-26

Week In Review

WHO officials in Tajikistan peddle the regime’s narrative

Ramadan 04, 14412020-04-27

News & Analysis

Analyzing the Politics of Central Asia

Akhmet Makhmoudov

Jumada' al-Akhirah 24, 14402019-03-01

Despite the end of communism, the Central Asian republics are still controlled by family-based oligarchtes that continue to rule with an iron-fist. Dissent is ruthlessly suppressed.

News & Analysis

Iran, Russia, and winds of change in Central Asia

Our Central Asia Correspondent

Rabi' al-Thani 22, 14372016-02-01

Change is in the wind in Central Asia and the Caucasus. How Iran and Russia manage their affairs and relations will have profound impact on future developments.

News & Analysis

Challenges facing Tajikistan’s Islamic movement

Our Eurasia Correspondent

Shawwal 15, 14362015-08-01

In our reporting of various regions especially in Central Asia, we have always identified Tajikistan as a special place in the former Soviet Union (FSU) where an Islamic socio-political movement could establish a viable governing system.

News & Analysis

Islamic stirrings in Tajikistan and Azerbaijan

Maksud Djavadov

Shawwal 22, 14312010-10-01

No matter what the exact outcome of recent events in Tajikistan and Azerbaijan, one thing is clear: Islamic revival in the former Soviet Union is gaining momentum.


Lessons from Kyrgyz uprising

Maksud Djavadov

Jumada' al-Ula' 16, 14312010-05-01

While political elites in Central Asia, Russia and the West try to outwit each other and benefit from the revolt in Kyrgyzstan, the people of the former Soviet Union are studying the Kyrgyz revolt from a different perspective: to emulate it...

Islamic Movement

Options for the Islamic movement in Tajikistan

Maksud Djavadov

Jumada' al-Ula' 16, 14312010-05-01

At first glance there appears nothing unusual about the ruling party's "landslide victory" in the March 1 parliamentary elections in Tajikistan. All authoritarian regimes, in Central Asia as elsewhere, use "elections" as an administrative tool to formalize their grip on power.


US established in Central Asia for the long term

M.A. Shaikh

Dhu al-Qa'dah 18, 14222002-02-01

The former Soviet republics of Central Asia are not teeming with US servicemen, but more than 1,000 troops are based in Uzbekistan, and US forces have been allowed to use air-bases in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan.


Taliban complain to UN about Russians in Tajikistan

Zia Sarhadi

Muharram 15, 14201999-05-01

The Taliban government in Afghanistan has reacted angrily to Russian plans to establish a permanent military base in Tajikistan. The Taliban foreign minister, Mohammed Hasan Akhond, complained about the plans in a letter to UN secretary general Kofi Annan on April 11.


Chasing peace amid bombings and kidnappings in war-torn Tajikistan

Makhmud Amirov

Muharram 25, 14181997-11-01

The rebel attack on the presidential guard’s barracks in Dushanbe on October 16 served notice that peace is not round the corner in Tajikistan. At least 14 soldiers and four rebels were killed in what was a major embarrassment for the regime of president Imomali Rakhmanov.


Accord holds out as both sides attempt to make peace work in Tajikistan

Waseem Shehzad

Rabi' al-Awwal 27, 14181997-08-01

After four years of civil war which has left more than 100,000 dead, and the economy in shambles, the people of Tajikistan have had enough.


Thaw in frosty China-Russia relations sends chill down spines in Washington

Zafar Bangash

Muharram 09, 14181997-05-16

Following the April 23 treaty between Russia, China, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan in Moscow, perhaps Harvard professor Samuel Huntington should go back to the drawing board and revise his ‘clash of civilizations’ theory.

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