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Opinion

Helping the Taliban but not Myanmar detrimental to Western interests

Naypyitaw's generals treated as bigger threat than the terrorists controlling Kabul

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Taliban fighters stand guard outside Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul on Aug. 16: the White House has praised the Taliban for being businesslike and professional on evacuations.   © Reuters

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

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