Friday Feb 14
Institute for War and Peace Reporting
Tajik Region to Get Riot Cops it Can Live With
In a move designed to boost confidence in central government, the Tajik authorities are replacing outsiders with locally-recruited men in a riot police squad deployed in the southeastern region of Badakhshan.
For 2014, What To Watch In Eurasia?
In discussions of Eurasian security, "2014" has become a byword for a turning point in the region.
U.S. Steps Up Training of Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan GKNB
The United States has substantially increased its training of security forces in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, focusing on the State Committees of National Security of the respective countries, newly released U.S. government documents show.
Tajikistan's Long-Serving Defense Minister Replaced
Tajikistan has replaced its long-serving minister of defense, Sherali Khairulloyev, raising questions as to whether President Emomali Rahmon intends to take the country's military and defense policy in a different direction.