The billions spent by the US and NATO on the Afghan military could not fix major internal flaws.
Abdul Basit is a research fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS), Singapore.
Ankara has a lot to gain from remaining a key player in Afghanistan after the US withdrawal.
Recent developments in the region forced India to rethink its approach to the armed group.
The border barrier will decrease the number of cross-border attacks, but more needs to be done to secure the region.
Biden’s election victory could be an opportunity for Islamabad to strengthen its economic and strategic ties to the US.
Pakistan’s strategy to keep good relations with everyone is no longer working in an increasingly polarised Muslim world.
This new realignment in Asia provides new opportunities not only for China and Iran, but also for Pakistan.
Despite the recent attacks, the Taliban and the Afghan government should continue their cooperation efforts.