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Comparing The Contours of Russia’s Ummah Pivot in Syria & Afghanistan

... will enable the Kremlin to perfect its balancing act between East and West and thus emerge as the supercontinent’s supreme balancing force exactly as it plans. Moscow’s differing degrees of involvement in two countries in recent years, Syria and Afghanistan, can be considered case studies of this policy. Both are mired in very complex conflicts and are geostrategically positioned in their respective regions. Furthermore, Russia has been compelled by circumstances to pragmatically engage a wide ...

Korybko Andrew
Опубликовано:
27.09.2021 18:29:24

What’s on the Agenda for Prime Minister Modi’s Trip to America?

... summit. He will then address the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). His trip takes place against the background of the ever more intensifying New Cold War between China and the U.S., the continued COVID-19 pandemic and the West’s withdrawal from Afghanistan following the terrorist-designated Taliban’s takeover of the country. All of these will figure prominently on his agenda. This analysis will begin by explaining India’s interests in those three crises followed by ideas for how its leader ...

Korybko Andrew
Опубликовано:
15.09.2021 13:05:37

The Abraham Accord, Iran, and The Geopolitics of the Persian Gulf

... considering the above-mentioned potential consequences, and its interest clashes with the JCPOA, its long term damage to the stability of the Middle East should be concerning. Given the fact that the US and NATO are now withdrawing their troops from Afghanistan, the region will experience a vacuum of power in which regional hegemons such as the Islamic Republic of Iran and Turkey will try to fill the empty space. A strategic opportunity for such major influences to expand their sphere of control ...

Акбари Араш
Опубликовано:
06.09.2021 19:11:59

What G7 Demands of the Taliban is Unrealistic

... They are well-educated, equipped with modern knowledge along with religion. They understand the pros and cons of politics and the economy. They are also well-acquainted with the diplomatic etiquette. The Taliban have not forbidden anyone from leaving Afghanistan, be it an Afghan national or a foreigner. There is no need to sow panic and chaos. Why is the Western media creating hype to make people gather at the airport? Do the Western media have ill-motives to create unrest in Afghanistan? Practically,...

Awan Zamir Ahmed
Опубликовано:
06.09.2021 12:02:39

Will US withdraw from Syria as it did from Afghan base?

After the United States withdrawal from Afghanistan, Arab countries are wondering whether Syria – which has hundreds of American soldiers – will be the next country to witness a U.S. withdrawal. This was already stated in an analytical article in Foreign Policy magazine.Source: Reuters ...

Джасем Басель Хадж
Опубликовано:
30.08.2021 17:42:42

Russia & The Taliban: From Narrative Challenges To Opportunities

The Taliban’s lightning-fast takeover of Afghanistan was a “black-swan” event that completely changed the geostrategic situation in Central and South Asia. It also resulted in Russia’s pragmatic ties with the Taliban coming to the forefront of global attention after its officials’ generally ...

Korybko Andrew
Опубликовано:
25.08.2021 16:10:57

Taliban in Kabul after two decades

... Government offices are functioning, bureaucracy is working regularly. Women are going to their work and girls are going to school as usual. Only Ashraf Ghani has fled the country while the Taliban has taken over the presidential palace. The U.S. attacked Afghanistan twenty years ago, under a plan and the lame excuse of staged drama “9/11” and pushed the Taliban out, although no concrete evidence of Afghan involvement in the “9/11” incident has yet been provided. But Afghanistan was completely ...

Awan Zamir Ahmed
Опубликовано:
17.08.2021 18:08:22

What Benefits Would India Derive by Joining the Extended Troika on Afghanistan?

Zamir Kabulov, Russian Special Presidential Envoy to Afghanistan, has recently expressed hope that India would participate in the Extended Troika of itself, China, Pakistan and the U.S. but clarified that New Delhi would first have to obtain influence over both sides of the conflict. According to TASS, ...

Korybko Andrew
Опубликовано:
09.08.2021 13:53:53

The U.S. Intensifies its Asia Diplomacy

... investigation into COVID-19’s origins. At the same time, the Deputy Secretary affirmed the importance of collaboration in areas of global interest, such as the climate crisis, counter-narcotics, non-proliferation and regional concerns, including DPRK, Iran, Afghanistan, and Burma. However, the net outcome of the visit was described by China’s Vice Foreign Minister Xie Feng who told the U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman that the two countries’ relationship “is now in a stalemate and faces ...

Awan Zamir Ahmed
Опубликовано:
05.08.2021 17:45:07

Pakistan’s New Geo-Economic Grand Strategy is Multi-Alignment at Its Finest

The newly established quadrilateral platform between Pakistan, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan and the U.S. complements the prior such platform between the former two states, China and Tajikistan back in 2016 as well as the Pakistan-Afghanistan-Uzbekistan (PAKAFUZ) railway project that was agreed upon in February to prove ...

Korybko Andrew
Опубликовано:
20.07.2021 17:12:39

These are Russia’s Three Strategic Goals in Afghanistan

The US military’s symbolic withdrawal from Bagram Air Base, the largest in Afghanistan, shows how committed it is to abiding by President Joe Biden’s pledge to leave the country by September 11th. It also prompted questions about the interests of regional nations in a post-withdrawal Afghanistan. Russia has recently emerged ...

Korybko Andrew
Опубликовано:
12.07.2021 19:28:01

U.S. Seeking Military Bases in Neighborhood or Close Vicinity of Afghanistan

President Joe Biden said in his speech on 14 April 2021 that he is now “the fourth American president to preside over an American troop presence in Afghanistan.” He further noted, “I will not pass this responsibility to a fifth,” announcing that the troops’ withdrawal would start on May 1 and be completed by September 11.Omar Sobhani/Reuters Last week, General Scott Miller, the commander ...

Awan Zamir Ahmed
Опубликовано:
17.05.2021 12:05:59

NATO Troops to Stay in Afghanistan Beyond the May Deadline

International troops plan to stay in Afghanistan beyond the May deadline envisaged by the insurgent Taliban's deal with the United States, four senior NATO officials said, a move that could escalate tensions with the Taliban demanding full withdrawal.Alejandro Licea / Reuters About 157,000 ...

Awan Zamir Ahmed
Опубликовано:
05.02.2021 16:46:31

The Efficiency of German Contribution in the Afghan Peace Process

The First Bonn Conference Germany is heavily involved in the Afghan affairs since 9.11.2001; the country has brought in to being the modern Afghanistan thru launching the international Bonn conference “Bonn 1” in December 2001, the said conference toke place right after the collapse of the barbaric regime of Taliban in Afghanistan. Furthermore, it paved the way to engage several rival ...

Sohail Ajmal
Опубликовано:
11.11.2019 15:56:21

Afghanistan and the issue of Transnational Conspiracy

The deplorable statistics of drug addicted people in Afghanistan exceeded one million and the poppy growth almost doubled, since the international community call for counter-narcotics. The most outrageous in this context is, that one third of the Afghan GDP looms from drug trafficking. The large portion ...

Sohail Ajmal
Опубликовано:
14.08.2018 11:14:26

Afghanistan from Obama to Trump

It is although conspicuous, (that) there is no crystal clear difference between, the Obama and Trump strategies in Afghanistan. The strategies based on, to dismantle the momentum of the Al-Qaida and its affiliates and to attain the strategic interests of the America worldwide. What differ, are the approaches of Obama and Trump in relation to Afghanistan. Thus, it ...

Sohail Ajmal
Опубликовано:
31.05.2018 00:27:25

The False and True Philosophies behind the War in Afghanistan

During the early 70s and late 80s Afghanistan was the center-piece of the foreign policy objective of Moscow, Washington and Beijing. They used Afghanistan as a Grand-chess-board and established three strategic triangles in the country. Each tried to play the role of Bishop, the said ...

Sohail Ajmal
Опубликовано:
12.02.2018 14:54:39

India-Afghan Nexus: Impact on CPEC

... US now realizes that OBOR as being a vehicle by which Beijing can catalyze an irreversible change in the strategic balance of power of new trade routes and markets. By prioritizing India in South Asian region negating Pakistan’s numerous efforts in Afghanistan would further deteriorate the regional stability. India’s stance on CPEC that it passes through the disputed territories recently obtained support by US and now Afghanistan is in the same camp. These all states should not undermine the prospects ...

Maqsood Asia
Опубликовано:
13.11.2017 14:47:07

The CIA Led War reopens in Afghanistan

... special operations, known as ‘surge’. Many US Non-Official Cover (NOCs) or espionage activities will be increased. Furthermore the CIA and US intelligence community will multiply their Afghan ‘Snitches’ and maximize their operations all over Afghanistan. This calls for amplifying of CIA Official Cover Spies (OCS). Moreover, the Pentagon and US intelligence community will maximize the area of their maneuver not only in Afghanistan but also in South Asia. The CIA will triple Drone operations ...

Sohail Ajmal
Опубликовано:
25.10.2017 15:25:13

Trump’s card a challenging Shift from Counterterrorism to Counterinsurgency in Afghanistan

Since November 2015, America has been dealing with a noteworthy rise in terror attacks in Afghanistan, which brought about by Taliban, Al-Qaida and the Islamic State affiliates. Improving the security situation in Afghanistan requires Washington to overcome the challenges in shifting from its current counterterrorism (CT) efforts to a counterinsurgency ...

Sohail Ajmal
Опубликовано:
25.08.2017 10:53:28

 

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