Members of the British and US military take part in the evacuation of personnel from Kabul airport in Afghanistan on August 20. Photo: dpa Members of the British and US military take part in the evacuation of personnel from Kabul airport in Afghanistan on August 20. Photo: dpa
Members of the British and US military take part in the evacuation of personnel from Kabul airport in Afghanistan on August 20. Photo: dpa
Gregory Mitrovich
Opinion

Opinion

Gregory Mitrovich

America in decline? China still has a way to go before it can seriously challenge the US

  • America’s ‘failure’ in Afghanistan appears to confirm that it is in the throes of irreversible decline
  • However, on top of US military superiority, key economic indicators also show China still lacks the clout to challenge America’s global leadership

Members of the British and US military take part in the evacuation of personnel from Kabul airport in Afghanistan on August 20. Photo: dpa Members of the British and US military take part in the evacuation of personnel from Kabul airport in Afghanistan on August 20. Photo: dpa
Members of the British and US military take part in the evacuation of personnel from Kabul airport in Afghanistan on August 20. Photo: dpa
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