Monday Dec 2
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.