AfghanistanmapMusa Khan Jalalzai
(Security Expert)

Copyright: Research Institute for European and American Studies ( Publication date: 24 February 2019.

Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS).

The US so called war on terror in Afghanistan that impacted liberal societies in the West unfathomably in many ways have now entered a crucial phase. Russia and China have joined the theatre of war as the strongest stakeholders, and dancing in the combat zones. After a dishonourable and discreditable defeat in Afghanistan, the US President Donald Trump prepared a strategy to pull thousands of US troops out of the country, but faced irritability in White House and Pentagon. The allies also got out of joint and felt sore due to their whitewashing and embarrassment. They have now dog-tired to stand or act professionally...Read more

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