Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan Conflict Was Also About the Flow of Afghani Narcotics
Opinion

Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan Conflict Was Also About the Flow of Afghani Narcotics

Recent border clashes between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan claimed more than 40 lives, most of them civilians. Although the dispute may seem like another post-Soviet conflict over population and territory, it is also motivated by water control and drug trafficking. The skirmishes between April 28 and May 1 were the worst border clashes between the two Central…

America’s Disgraceful Escape from Afghanistan
Opinion

America’s Disgraceful Escape from Afghanistan

US President Joe Biden solemnly and rather bluntly announced that he would withdraw all American troops from Afghanistan by September 11, the 20th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. More than three thousand people of different nationalities were killed in these attacks, committed by the terrorist organization al-Qaeda (banned in…