Edward Lemon

Edward Lemon is a postdoctoral research scholar at the Harriman Institute, Columbia University. In his research, he examines the links between migration, religion and security within Central Asian communities in Russia. Currently based in Moscow, he has spent over two years living and working in Central Asia. His first peer reviewed journal article, which focused on political violence in Tajikistan, was published in Central Asian Affairs in September 2014.

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Articles by Edward Lemon

The Taliban and Islamic State Haunt Tajikistan

The specter of a spill-over of violence from Afghanistan continues to haunt Tajikistan. According to the narrative being put forward by the Russian and Tajikistani governments, the Taliban is strengthening