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Saviours of the Nation or Robber Barons? Warlord Politics in Tajikistan

Nourzhanov, Kirill


Among all former Soviet Central Asian republics Tajikistan alone has suffered Complete state failure in the course of post-communist transition. The contraction of central government during the final years of perestroika, and especially in the course of a short but brutal 1992 civil war, has produced a situation where large segments of the population have had to depend on various strongmen as far as their livelihood, security and often very existence are concerned. The 1997 Peace Agreement put...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: Central Asian Survey
DOI: 10.1080/02634930500154867


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