Afghanistan, Regional Security and the Central Asia Republics
Sep 20, 2017 | 08:01 GMT
People gather at the Imamnazar customs point during a ceremony for the opening of the first section of a $2 billion railway link between Turkmenistan and Afghanistan. The Central Asian republics, to varying degrees, have engaged in development work in Afghanistan.
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Afghanistan and the Central Asian republics have much in common, boasting societies with similar cultures, religions and ethnicities. Just as important, the latter provide a role model for Afghanistan to fashion itself into a moderate, pluralistic Muslim society....