Disintegration or Reconciliation?

Shirin Akiner

This paper analyses the internal and external dynamics of the Tajik conflict, assessing the relative weight of political, ideological, ethnic and regional factors.

This paper analyses the internal and external dynamics of the Tajik conflict, assessing the relative weight of political, ideological, ethnic and regional factors. It also considers the impact of developments in Tajikistan for the wider Central Asian region and the prospects for a lasting peace and economic recovery.