Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan, be afraid, be very afraid.
A regional alliance led by China and Russia called Tuesday for the U.S. and its coalition allies in Afghanistan to set a date for withdrawing from several states in Central Asia, reflecting growing unease at America’s military presence in the region.
Why do China and Russia want the US out of Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan? I can’t say for sure, but it doesn’t sound promising for those much smaller nations. Remember what happened to Poland.