Calculations in Kabul. Turkey’s success in finding a role in Afghanistan could bring its leadership valuable benefits (Marc Pierini, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)

After initially offering to secure and run Kabul airport, Turkey is now trying to find a role for itself after the Taliban’s sweeping victory in Afghanistan and the massive civilian and military evacuation that ended on August 30. At this point, however, it is not clear how much Ankara can achieve in the country and at what price.

Calculations in Kabul – Carnegie Middle East Center – Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (