A ban on trading and drastically reduced immigration quotas put migrants in a tough spot. From EurasiaNet.
A recent uptick in violence in northern Afghanistan and the upcoming withdrawal of U.S. troops have Dushanbe looking nervously to the south.
Uzbekistan restates its opposition to Tajik hydro projects, while Dushanbe tries to counter Uzbek “propaganda.” From EurasiaNet.
The WikiLeaks cables depict the corruption that has long been an open secret in Central Asia, but they also show the Americans doing their level best amid a cast of unsavory characters.
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