The purpose of the study is to understand the
geopolitical significance of Afghanistan. This chapter
tries to answer the questions, why Afghanistan is
geopolitically very important in today’s world and
politics? How the Afghanistan’s geographic nature
attracts the regional and international powers for
rivalries in the region? The chapter also investigates the
factors and elements which help the security and
stability in the country and put an end to the war.
Moreover, the aim of this chapter is to determine the
role of the geographic characteristics in the formation of
the state and the practice of statecraft to the statesman
and decision maker
Keywords : Geopolitics, Afghanistan, South Asia, International Politics, Foreign Policy.