Afghanistan’s collapse has geopolitical advantages for the US vs. China, Russia and Iran
While it's a major PR disaster, its fallout is a far bigger problem for America's global competitors.
Disastrously unprepared and chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan is surely going to go down in the history books as one of the biggest self-inflicted humiliations of the American superpower. But for all the ridicule it has drawn, it’s a far bigger issue for Russia and China (among other regional stakeholders) than the US.
Many have drawn comparisons betwe…