Большой Ближний Восток

25 June 2014
Developments progress and prospects in Afghanistan concern many countries of the Central Asian region and world powers, which pursue their own interests. These interests and geopolitical rivalry define strategic importance of contemporary Afghanistan now and in coming years. That is why withdrawal of military forces of international coalition from Afghanistan scheduled for 2014 brings to the fore many issues not only due to the future prospects of Afghanistan itself but also due to the shift in the balance of powers in the region and outcome of the geopolitical rivalry of all interested parties, which seek to get influence in Afghanistan.