Afghan government soldiers sit at a bridge next to the Tajikistan-Afghanistan border after being forced to retreat by the Taliban. Photo: AP
Afghan government soldiers sit at a bridge next to the Tajikistan-Afghanistan border after being forced to retreat by the Taliban. Photo: AP

US troop exodus from Afghanistan leaves Russia, China worried about extremists

  • Analysts have warned against underestimating the danger extremist groups in Afghanistan pose to the region, including countries like Tajikistan and Uzbekistan
  • Moscow and Beijing must work together if they are to prevent an upsurge of Islamist extremism in the region, experts say

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Afghan government soldiers sit at a bridge next to the Tajikistan-Afghanistan border after being forced to retreat by the Taliban. Photo: AP
Afghan government soldiers sit at a bridge next to the Tajikistan-Afghanistan border after being forced to retreat by the Taliban. Photo: AP
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