Anonymous senior official: Taliban's return to Afghanistan is a "destructive earthquake" that will reshape the Middle East

2021-09-15: [Original Article Link].

An anonymous senior official in the Persian Gulf said that the rerule of Afghanistan by the Taliban is "a devastating earthquake" that will reshape the Middle East for many years to come. The anonymous senior official said in a report issued by the Guardian on Monday: "There has been an earthquake in Afghanistan, a devastating earthquake, and it will accompany us for a long, long time." He also said that the hasty and chaotic withdrawal of the United States has seriously questioned the Persian Gulf countries that the United States will fulfill its commitment to safeguard the security of the region in the next 20 years.

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