As the Taliban cement its position in Afghanistan, a former senior US diplomat has warned that China is eyeing the Bagram Air Base.
According to reports, US' former envoy to the UN Nikki Haley claimed that there is a need to closely watch China as it makes a move to take over the Bagram Air Base which was controlled by the US for over two decades during the Afghanistan War.
The Bagram Air Base was the epicenter of America's 'War on Terror'.
Haley has suggested that the Biden administration should consider reaching out to its close allies like Taiwan, Ukraine, Israel. She also suggested that the administration should reach out to Quad allies - India, Japan and Australia.
Moreover, she also remarked that China is making a move in Afghanistan while it uses Pakistan to go against India. Haley has therefore suggested that relations with US' allies should be strengthened.
Meanwhile, slamming Biden, she alleged that the President has lost the trust and confidence of the American people. “If you look at the fact that the jihadists are celebrating in the streets because America has run out of town and they left them with billions of dollars’ worth of equipment and ammunition as a housewarming present,” she said.
“You couldn’t ask for a more embarrassing, humiliating situation than what we have right now," further said.