Includes bibliographical references (pages 24-26).
Introduction. -- Kazakhstan's aspirational deradicalization. -- Tajikistan's pragmatic state protectionism. -- Uzbekistan's organic social reabsorption. -- Comparative observations and recommendations.
In the wake of the loss of the Islamic State's territorial holdings, the return of foreign fighters and their families to their home countries is a top international concern. Among the short list of governments that have initiated repatriation programs, the Central Asian republics of Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan stand out. This report examines the different approaches the three countries have taken and draws important lessons for other nations considering their own repatriation and reintegration programs.
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