Islamism in Central Asia: Islam threatens Corrupt Secularism

The calm of Central Asia – a landlocked region on the borders of Afghanistan and China – is periodically disrupted by sudden outbursts of violence. This is especially true in the Ferghana Valley, where the borders of Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan meet. Most such attacks are attributed to the rise of Islamism.

The World Today
Published 1 August 2006 Updated 15 October 2020 4 minute READ

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