Richard Jones

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Tajikistan Troop Train Derails in Uzbekistan

It may be just an accident: the consequence, for example, of aging infrastructure. But a derailed troop train from Tajikistan passing through rival …


Tajikistan’s Opposition Challenger Forced Out of Presidential Race

Tajikistan’s presidential race just got a lot less interesting.<p>The only serious opposition candidate for the November election says she has failed to …


Central Asia: Can Chinese Cash Glue the Region Together?

China is striving to forge Central Asia into a streamlined conduit for its regional trade and energy ambitions. But Beijing is finding that domestic …


Tajikistan Monitor

Years ago I worked for a UN agency in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. My boss at the organization often said that her main task was to “put Tajikistan on map”. …



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