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Djoomart Otorbaev

Djoomart Otorbaev is a former prime minister of Kyrgyzstan. Copyright: Project Syndicate

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Russia holds the key to rebuilding Afghanistan

The days and nights following the Taliban’s capture of Kabul and the collapse of the Afghan government have been remarkably calm. And yet, in this moment of relative stillness, Afghans are facing a monumental realization: They now live in a completely new country.

August 20, 2021

Afghanistan’s neighbors in the firing line as US withdraws

The US military last week handed control of the vast Bagram Air Base to the Afghan government. US troops and their NATO allies are now on track to leave Afghanistan by mid-July, well ahead of US President Joe Biden’s Sept. 11 withdrawal deadline.

July 07, 2021