Research Article

The Geopolitical Influential Components in the Afghan Crisis


  • Abdul Hakim Erfan Member of Geography Department, Faculty of Education, Takhar University


The purpose of this study is to identify the influential geopolitical components of the crisis in Afghanistan and to seek solutions to reduce the crisis in this country. As influential geopolitical components are one of the most acute debates between powers and countries today, these components are a combination of fixed and variable elements and sometimes tend to change and are influenced by periods. Historically, regional, global, and global order structures are evolving and playing a decisive role in the destiny of nations. The nature of this research is theoretical and the research method used is (analytical-descriptive). Data collection is also a library and documents and has been analyzed qualitatively. The findings show that Afghanistan has a vibrant history for a variety of geopolitical reasons. The political-military importance of Afghanistan today, from the distant past in the history of the region, is quite evident and an important part of this importance can be found in its natural geography and political geography, especially geopolitical. The results of the research show that this country, on the one hand; is located at the junction of Asian geopolitical and geographical structures (including China, Central Asia, the Caucasus, Turkey, the Indian subcontinent, the Persian Gulf, and the Middle East in South Asia) and is influenced by other factors. Internal has a multidimensional role in intensifying and setting the stage for external factors in the crisis of this country.              

Article information


Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences Studies

Volume (Issue)

3 (7)





How to Cite

Erfan, A. H. (2021). The Geopolitical Influential Components in the Afghan Crisis. Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences Studies, 3(7), 36–43.



Geopolitics, Geopolitical Crisis, Geopolitical Factors, Afghanistan