Tajikistan Early Warning: Internal Pressures, External Threats

Tajikistan Early Warning: Internal Pressures, External Threats International Crisis Group OVERVIEW Tajikistan, Central Asia’s poorest state, is under dangerous pressure both internally and externally. President Emomali Rahmon’s 23-year rule is marred by violence, lack of accountability, corruption and mass migration. Remittances and drug trafficking are key sources of income. Controls on religion and political opposition,…