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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 ...

08.12.2021

Kabul: Old Problems are New Challenges

The international community may benefit from Russia’s experience in promoting domestic consensus in Afghanistan It has been some three months since the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan, precipitously and without large-scale bloodshed. This came as a complete surprise for the global community—but for the Taliban just as well, although this was what they had long been striving for. Perhaps, this could ...

26.11.2021

Russia and the Afghanistan conundrum

The Taliban takeover of Afghanistan has created a power vacuum with security implications for the wider region that has perhaps been underestimated. While the withdrawal of the United States and its Western allies after a 20-year presence might have generated ...

27.10.2021

The Complex World Order

... paper, Russia in 2002 had a smaller economy than Australia, and a population of 145 million, the same as Pakistan. No data 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 of the U.S. and NATO forces from dozens of countries, and U.S. President Obama’s “surge” in Afghanistan in 2015 of probably ...

05.10.2021

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 ...

20.09.2021

Afghanistan may face famine because of anti-Taliban sanctions

... the expert, statistics from recent years show that annual assistance to Afghanistan amounts to about five billion US dollars, but this sum is not enough to satisfy the needs of the country’s population Afghanistan may face a food crisis under the Taliban (outlawed in Russia) rule because this movement is under sanctions of both individual states and the United Nations, Andrei Kortunov, Director General of the Russian International Affairs Council, told TASS on Monday. "A food crisis and famine ...

14.09.2021

Afghanistan in the Grip of Sanctions

Restrictive measures against the Taliban now affect the country as a whole The fall of the Afghan government amid the withdrawal of American troops and the capture of most of Afghanistan by the Taliban raised a number of questions regarding international and unilateral sanctions. Since ...

10.09.2021

Turkish Geopolitics and the Kabul Airport Saga

Having overcome the formerly heated rejections by the Taliban of its proposed role at the airport, Turkey portends the closer integration of Afghanistan into its familiar geopolitical agendas The Taliban’s ultimate agreement to a prominent Turkish security presence at Afghanistan’s only airport completes ...

10.09.2021

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

... major influences to expand their sphere of control in the region. In the same context, the GCC and Israel due to their normalizing relations and their common threat perceptions against Iran will try to counter Iran’s influence in Afghanistan ruled by Taliban. Furthermore, clashes between these two powers will introduce an emerging potential conflict to the region. In the meantime, the new government of Ebrahim Raeisi will also have their own defensive and offensive strategies to preserve Iran’s ...

06.09.2021
 

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