The Taliban Takeover and Central Asian Security: New Reality on the Ground

Central Asia and Caucasus Seminar
Event Format
The withdrawal of U.S. forces and the speedy collapse of the Afghan government have introduced a drastically new reality on the ground. Central Asian states are facing new challenges and risks, including the rapidly unfolding humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan and the deeply worrying role Central Asian militants play in the Taliban's offensive campaign. This roundtable will discuss the ongoing dramatic developments and the implications of the new situation for Central Asian security.
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Co-sponsored by The Oxus Society for Central Asian Studies and Radio Free Europe/ Radio Liberty.


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