Six outside powers have made pledges of selfless affiliations to Afghanistan, but the Taliban runs the risk of getting entrapped in their bitter jealousies.
Dialogue among Kabul, Beijing and Islamabad is central to any hope for peace.
A complex picture is emerging of the Biden administration’s preparations to engage with Iran.
Real change in Gulf relations will require still unseen changes in Saudi and Emirati behaviors and policies.
The Joe Biden presidency is looming large on the horizon, triggering major realignments in the Middle East.