What will happen in Central Asia after NATO leaves Afghanistan?

Oct 09, 2013, 07:55 AM

By the end of next year, all US combat troops are due to leave #Afghanistan. That much we know. What we don't know is what the pace of withdrawal will be - or what effect it will have on the country and its neighbours. But as the pullout becomes a reality, there is a growing sense of foreboding in the region. Our correspondent - James Coomarasamy - has been gauging the mood in two Central Asian neighbours - the former Soviet republics of #Tajikistan - which shares a border with Afghanistan - and #Kyrgyzstan, where, for the time being at least - the United States has its largest military base in the region...

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