A horrific attack by ISIS-K on a Shiite mosque has raised alarms not just among the Taliban, but in Iran and China.
With no end in sight to the internal conflict in Afghanistan, China has been meeting with regional players to build a strategy that seeks to guarantee peace and stability for all.
Moscow’s anti-U.S. rhetoric has suddenly been toned down, signaling a potential change in attitude and direction.
Dialogue among Kabul, Beijing and Islamabad is central to any hope for peace.
The information war now conducted by the United States against China centers on Xinjiang. Once again, the United State uses longstanding problems—such as the rise of extremism in Central Asia (fueled to some extent by the United State since the 1980s)—to create problems for its adversaries.
For rich countries, the billions of dollars of vaccine market for Big Pharma far outweigh the benefits of saving millions of lives.