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Bidens lead in Foreign Affairs places Taiwan at risk
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Bidens lead in Foreign Affairs places Taiwan at risk

The chaotic scenes from Afghanistan have shattered President Biden’s carefully constructed image of a leader in charge and experienced in foreign affairs. Presidencies often get derailed by events not of their making, but Biden owns his wilful refusal to heed warnings from the CIA and Joint Chiefs on what would happen with a precipitous withdrawal. Should Taiwan be worried?

Weak American Leadership encourages Taliban
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Weak American Leadership encourages Taliban

The Taliban has long garnered strong support from rural Afghanistan, which has become poorer during the last 20 years of the US presence, while the central government has held urban areas, which have received more aid from Kabul compared to rural regions located in unhospitable mountainous terrains. This has contributed to the Taliban support.