“We’re not competing.”
The Tajik leader is becoming the most popular man on the block following the U.S. withdrawal
There are reasons to be fearful for America’s friends but the threat of U.S. disengagement is being exaggerated, even in the Caucasus.
However much Poland’s government wants to keep developing world migrants at bay, events are confounding its policy
Russia, like authoritarians the world over, wanted America’s friends to take away one message from the U.S. debacle in Afghanistan: No one will save you.
Defeat in Afghanistan is deadly. May it be the jolt we need.
America’s withdrawal from Afghanistan is causing the implosion of the Afghan government.
Russia and China have worked hard to develop relations with the Taliban. Now their agreements with a notoriously capricious movement are about to be tested.
The West’s failure in Afghanistan will haunt us for years
China and Russia will be watching events with considerable interest.