Uzbekistan’s ambiguous policies on Afghanistan

PRIO Policy Brief

Brattvoll, Joakim (2016) Uzbekistan’s ambiguous policies on Afghanistan, PRIO Policy Brief, 1. Oslo: PRIO.

​​Uzbek officials have for more than 20 years defined the situation in Afghanistan as the main threat to Uzbekistan’s national security. Even so, Tashkent has deliberately limited it​​s involvement with Afghanistan. How can this paradox be understood? By analyzing the Uzbek policy towards Afghanistan, this policy brief aims to reach stakeholders working with Afghanistan in a neighborhood perspective. Since the Uzbek regime limits access to information, analyses on Uzbekistan remain scant.​

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Authors

Joakim  Brattvoll

Joakim Brattvoll

Administrative Assistant and Intern for Pavel K. Baev & Kristian Berg Harpviken

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