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27 Nov, 2023 06:41

Mongolia in the middle


The Mongolian Empire was one of the largest in history, stretching from the Far East to the Middle East and parts of Europe. Present-day Mongolia remains an important nation on the world stage, as it is strategically wedged between China and Russia, creating a gateway to Central Asia and beyond. Due to its size and location, influence over Mongolia's foreign policy has become a growing priority for the West, as they attempt to counteract China and Russia. Can this be achieved? The MO's Manila Chan speaks to geopolitical analyst Alisher Khamidov about The West's attempts to pull Mongolia into its sphere of influence.