The Heat: Regional impact of U.S. withdrawal and Taliban takeover

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After 20 years of a U.S. military presence in Afghanistan, and the recent Taliban takeover, there are many questions now about how this will also impact countries in the region.

Meanwhile, life has changed significantly for Afghans in the country and around the world. CGTN’s Andrew Wilson has a report. 

To discuss the regional impact of the ongoing situation in Afghanistan: 

  • Victor Gao is a chair professor at Beijing’s Soochow University.
  • Anton Fedyashin is an associate professor at American University.
  • Saeed Khan is is a lecturer on Near East and Asian Studies at Wayne State University.
  • Zardasht Shams is the former deputy head of mission at the Afghanistan embassy in Islamabad.


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