As India and Russia find common ground in Afghanistan, China watches shifting alliances closely

Published Sep 15 2021 at 3:00 PM GMT
  • Ahead of a virtual leaders meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) on Thursday, Russia and India appear poised to set aside their differences and cooperate on the future of Afghanistan, signalling a potential realignment of alliances involving two of the group’s eight members.
  • China has for 20 years sought to promote its strategic objectives via the SCO but Beijing is unlikely to welcome Moscow and New Delhi closing ranks to safeguard the region’s stability and security – as well….



  • Published Sep 15, 2021 3:00 PM GMT