Politics of compromise: The Tajikistan peace process
Publication date: 
2001
Accord issue: 
10

The signing of a General Agreement in June 1997 was hailed by the international community hailed as a momentous success, but the political elite from the Leninabad region was not formally represented in the negotiations. Shahram Akbarzadeh suggests this exclusion, rooted in the working of illicit patronage relations, may undermine the future political stability of Tajikistan.