A US Chinook helicopter flies over the U.S. Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan on Sunday. Helicopters are landing at the US embassy there as diplomatic vehicles leave the compound as the Taliban advance on the Afghan capital. Photo: VCG
As the world watches with concerns over what has unfolded in Afghanistan over the past few days. Many have criticized the US for the habit of abandoning its allies and partners in times of trouble. But the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) authority of Taiwan is downplaying the huge blow to US’ reputation as an ally and attacking those who are discussing whether Taiwan will be tomorrow’s Afghanistan being abandoned by the US.