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Eurasia Unveiled Episode 5 - Afghanistan: The Graveyard of Empires



In this episode of Eurasia Unveiled, Erik Khzmalyan and Brandon Weichert discuss the U.S. strategy in Afghanistan and the objective of preventing Russia and China from becoming regional hegemons. Weichert explores the possible solutions for Afghanistan, including through multilateral/regional approach. He also elaborates on China's involvement in Afghanistan, particularly focusing on the country's role in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC). Weichert further sheds light on Russia's involvement with the Taliban and provides with policy recommendations on America's withdrawal from the country. Brandon Weichert is a former Congressional staffer and the founder and CEO of The Weichert Report - a magazine of geopolitics. He is also a contributing editor at the 'American Greatness'. To learn more, please visit: