Tajiks (Persian: تاجيک‎, Tājīk; Tajik: Тоҷик) are a Persian-speaking Iranian ethnic group native to Afghanistan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan. Tajiks are the largest ethnicity in Tajikistan, and the second largest in Afghanistan which constitutes over half of the global Tajik population. They speak varieties of Persian, a Western Iranian language. In Tajikistan, since the 1939 Soviet census, its small Pamiri and Yaghnobi ethnic groups are included as Tajiks. In China, the term is used to refer to its Pamiri ethnic groups, the Tajiks of Xinjiang, who speak the Eastern Iranian Pamiri languages. In Afghanistan, the Pamiris are counted as a separate …



DDN: Dundurn Press · 27 April 2021 English

A clear-eyed view of the conflict in Afghanistan and its century-deep roots.The war in Afghanistan has consumed vast amounts of blood and treasure, causing the Western powers to seek an …

within the country. The largest of these are the Tajiks, Uzbeks, and Hazaras, all of whom have suffered Pashtuns likely make up roughly 50–60 percent, with Tajiks and Hazaras making up much of the rest. It is not fully consider when crafting his reforms. The Tajiks of northern and western Afghanistan are not tribal of other peoples flowed into the country. The Tajiks who live in the remote and mountainous province Kabul at the time of Amanullah was also composed of Tajiks, as although the ruling class was Pashtun, the

Wilson Center Canada · 13 April 2021 English

The downside of Obama’s policy was the Taliban and the USA”—which perhaps reflected that with more drone attacks and heightened the mistrust between the parties and the fragility of counter-insurgency …

caused by solely by the invasion of, first, Uzbeks, Tajiks, Hazaras and other ethnic groups. the Soviet Union presence in Afghanistan in in preventing ethnic Tajiks and Uzbeks from connection with the tense relations

ECW Press · 17 October 2017 English

When wealthy octogenarian Geza Marton hires art expert Helena Marsh to buy back his family's Titian painting, Helena flies to Budapest to close what she expects will be a reasonably …

of them were Soviets. A lot of Mongols. Maybe Tajiks. Short, powerful men.” “No one spoke Hungarian

CIDP: Centre for International and Defense Policy · 21 September 2017 English

The contributing authors offer fresh perspectives on traditional ques- tions in international relations and comparative politics related to the viii Forward tension between the processes of globalization and integration that …

for example Sunni Muslims, non-Sunni Muslims, Tajiks, Uzbeks, Pashtuns, and Baloch, amongst others.

CIGI: Centre for International Governance Innovation · 26 January 2016 English

These Western traditions flow from the of achievement for all peoples and all nations, Renaissance, the Reformation and the Enlightenment — the to the end that every individual and every …

about Afghanistan, which shares ethnic groups (Tajiks, Uzbeks and Turkmen, at a minimum) and two millennia

DDN: Dundurn Press · 2015 English

Afghanistan is a long way from both Canada and Australia, but from 2001, fate conspired to bring the three countries together. Following the attacks of September 11, 2001, Australia and …

different ethnic groups (the largest being Pashtuns, Tajiks, Uzbeks, and Hazaras), although none makes up

Wilson Center Canada · 10 January 2013 English

PETERSBURG CASE STUDY |9| MODERN MIGRATION AND THE CHALLENGE Of XENOPHObIA IN THE RUSSIAN fEDERATION In spite of great ethnic and religious diversity among the Russian population (the 2002 census …

Ingush, Chechens, etc.) Peoples of Central Asia (Tajiks, Uzbeks, Kazakhs) 4 2 6 6 Roma 3 3 4 3 Americans “The lowest rates were seen among the Uzbeks and Tajiks (three times lower and more) ST. PETERSBURG CASE “For example, in the early 1980s the proportion of Tajiks in the enterprises of the South-Tajik territorial regime, Uzbeks received 51 percent of quota slots, Tajiks 21 percent, Ukrainians 10 percent, Moldovans 6 that time were held by Uzbeks (over 50 percent), Tajiks (21 percent), Ukrainians (8 percent), Moldovans

DDN: Dundurn Press · 29 September 2012 English

A leading journalist travels through the hot spots of the Middle East and Central Asia, from Pakistan and Afghanistan to Syria and Egypt. Winner of the Ottawa Book Award for …

Stewart’s The Places in Between and travels from Tajiks and Ottawa editors to Chad, Iran, the West Bank especially the mainly Muslim, Persian Tajiks, or Turkic, Uighurs, Kyrgyz, Tajiks, and Kazakhs of China’s vast

CIGI: Centre for International Governance Innovation · 26 January 2012 English

The are multilateral and undertaken in the name of divergent aims of Bonn and Berlin highlight the main an international organization or a coalition of the argument of this paper: …

power. In this case, they were primarily ethnic Tajiks linked to the Jamiat-I Islami and Shura-I Nazar President Karzai is able to appoint non-Tajiks in areas dominated by Tajiks. THe CeNTRe foR INTeRNATIoNAl GoveRNANCe 800 personnel was dominated by 2,400 Andarabi Tajiks and included a paltry 56 police officers with

ANN: Annick Press · 1 August 2011 English

Journal entries and stunning photographs by an award-winning photographer address the volatile situation in Afghanistan.

the independent kingdom of Afghanistan in 1747. Tajiks make up around 27 percent of the Afghan population population. Known as farsiwans, or “Persian-speakers,” Tajiks can usually be found in the plains areas of Herat Ethnic groups of Afghanistan 125 PASHTUNS UZBEKS TAJIKS HAZARAS Acknowledgments Life in Afghanistan is

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