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Changes in Afghanistan: Regional and International Implications

Afghanistan is an issue on which China, Russia and the US can find common language The Taliban’s return to power has fundamentally changed the political environment of Afghanistan, both internally and externally. The internal leading forces inside Afghanistan have turned to be the Taliban instead of the political forces represented by ...


The Complex World Order

... biggest trading area, the RCEP, with China and ASEAN without either Europe or North America. Iran and Afghanistan moving towards China and towards the SCO. Rising calls in the EU for Strategic Autonomy from the U.S. It is now clear that the world is not simple.... ... showed that Russia could resurge to where Russia is today. And the Neo-realists failed to understand it even as it happened. The Taliban were not defeated after the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan in 2001. The Taliban were also not defeated after the presence ...


Afghanistan and Regional Security Problems

The value of any potential deal with the Taliban is apparently not entirely clear to Russia, China or any of the Central Asian countries The value of any potential deal with the Taliban is apparently not entirely clear to Russia, China or any of the Central Asian countries. As a rule, they combine active diplomacy towards Afghanistan with ...


The Fall of Kabul and the Balance of Power in Greater Eurasia

... stabilisation in this country has the most solid foundation. First, it is a military victory for a relatively consolidated political movement with a unified leadership and control system. Second, the agreement of the leading regional powers like Russia and China that the Taliban movement should be given a chance to show prudent behaviour inside and outside. For China, this is cooperation in the implementation of major economic projects and refusal to support those religious groups that pose a threat to the security on ...


Taliban in Kabul after two decades

... remain there, except the few like America and its close allies. Russia has clarified to keep its embassy functioning. The Taliban are in contact with many countries, hoping to get recognition from more than a hundred countries in the coming few days. The Taliban are willing to maintain good relations with all nations and exected to be reciprocated accordingly. The UN SC has called an emergency meeting to discuss the situation in Afghanistan. It is expected that China and Russia, along with all peace-loving nations, will support peace in Afghanistan. Peace in Afghanistan is a prerequisite for regional peace, security, development, and prosperity. The international community must respect the will of Afghans. The ...


The CIA’s Strategic Thinking in Afghanistan: 1979 to 2021

... Kyrgyzstan. Moreover, Vladimir Putin’s Russia is now more active in far-flung countries such as Syria, suggesting that Moscow may once again be interested in Afghanistan 30 years after the Soviet withdrawal, especially given the links between the Taliban and Chechen separatists. The second element to take into account is the rise of China, which is developing a more active anti-terrorist policy in Xinjiang and seems now able to take a firmer stance in the conflict in Afghanistan. Beijing has already enhanced its military presence in the Wakhan corridor with a military base in Tajikistan ...


Waiting for the Intra-Afghan Dialogue to Begin

... number of common approaches to how they see the future of the country, with unconditional respect for its sovereignty and territorial integrity. The consultations between the members of the tripartite group consisting of the United States, Russia and China set up to more or less coincide with the launch of U.S.–Taliban negotiations proved instrumental in moving the process forward. Russia then pushed for the mechanism to be expanded to the 3-plus format to include Iran and Pakistan, but Washington’s desire to isolate Tehran from the Afghan problem as much ...


Escape from Responsibility: the U.S. Is Looking for a Way Out of Afghanistan

... country, including the structures of Eric Prince. The United States President's national security adviser, John Bolton, is also open to such an approach . The international dimension of the conflict In the context of ongoing negotiations between the Taliban and the United States, the vigilance of all parties involved in the Afghan conflict is growing. The attitude to the situation of Russia and China is particularly important. In a climate of the armed conflict between India and Pakistan, the effectiveness of the SCO is questioned. China remains committed to providing resources for the state reconstruction, as it was agreed between all parties ...


NATO’s withdrawal from Afghanistan: problems and risks

... town of Hairatan to the Northern Afghan capital Mazar-i-Sharif, which is supposed to be actively used by NATO forces pulling out of Afghanistan. In the near term, while NATO troops are leaving Afghanistan, Central Asian countries along with Russia and China will have to elaborate a strategy of resilience to political and ideological expansion of terrorism and religious extremism in order to maintain security in the region, taking into account potential increase of the Taliban and their allies’ role in these countries (Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, “Hezb ut-tahrir” and so on). Another problem that should make NATO anxious is that neither the U.S. nor its allies have a clear strategy of power transfer in to ...


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