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Biden's Afghanistan fiasco is a disaster for Asia

Self-inflicted defeat sends message that allies cannot count on US

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Taliban fighters patrol inside the city of Kandahar on Aug. 15: historians will be baffled that the world's mightiest power waged war for two decades to make the Taliban great again.    © AP

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and author of nine books, including "Asian Juggernaut: The Rise of China, India and Japan."

The Kabul Airport massacre is a reminder that the geopolitical consequences of America's Afghanistan fiasco -- one of the biggest foreign policy failures under any U.S. president since World War II -- will likely play out for years.

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