The Heat: SCO Summit

The Heat

As leaders gather for the SCO summit in Tajikistan, Afghanistan dominates the agenda.

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization is in its twentieth year – and they are dealing with a major challenge at this year’s event. With the Taliban back in power, what is Afghanistan’s future and how does it affect the region? 

To discuss:

  • Qinduo Xu is a senior fellow at the Pangoal Institution and host of CGTN’s Dialogue Weekend.
  • 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.
  • Eugene Chausovsky is a geopolitical analyst and Former Senior Eurasia Analyst at Stratfor.

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