Djoomart Otorbaev

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After Afghanistan falls, what next?

Commentary / World Jul 7, 2021

After Afghanistan falls, what next?

Afghanistan’s neighbors — Pakistan, Iran, China, India and the Central Asian countries — are wondering just how much it will cost them to maintain security after the United States is gone.

China should join the Paris Club

Commentary / World Dec 28, 2020

China should join the Paris Club

The problem is that China, the largest sovereign lender in the world, is not a member, because other leading creditors complain that its loans and lending conditions are not transparent.