As Ankara pursues possibilities to retain a presence at Kabul airport, Galip Dalay discusses the implications for Turkey’s relations with Washington – and the risks involved.
The Taliban will find a more favourable international environment in Afghanistan today than when they first took power 25 years ago. With support from neighbouring states, they could stabilise their power. Andrea Schmitz and Christian Wagner outline the conditions.
What are China’s interests in Afghanistan? How do the new circumstances impact Xinjiang? And what can decisionmakers in Europe do?
Erdoğan’s proposal to protect Kabul airport will require Ankara to reach separate agreements with the Afghan government and the Taliban. Salim Cevik argues that a broader settlement is possible – and Europe should support Turkey in this endeavour.