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Accord. Politics of compromise The Tajikistan Peace Process

accordIntroduction: from war to politics
Catherine Barnes and Kamoludin Abdullaev (March 2001)

In comparison with many of the ‘internal’ wars of the late twentieth century, the inter-Tajik conflict is notable both for its rapid escalation to war in 1992 and for its relatively quick conclusion through a negotiated settlement reached in June 1997. This issue of Accord documents these events, provides insight into the main parties to the conflict, describes the official aiq informal initiatives that comprised