Badakhshan, due to its mountainous and impassable nature, has a high potential for the gathering of groups that are considered a serious threat to Tajikistan and other countries in the region.
According to the publications by Iranian research institutes, a Taliban-led administration will pose a danger to Iran's national interests in the medium and long term.
The power vacuum that will emerge in Afghanistan with the withdrawal of the US and NATO raises security concerns for and whets the appetite of many regional actors.
While water scarcity in Iran continues to be the trigger of internal tensions, water disputes with neighboring countries also deepen the problem.
A new situation is evolving for Iran as thousands of Afghan Hazara Shias are dying from safeguarding the Iranian interests in Syria, but the situation will become redundant in their homeland after the Taliban takes control of Afghanistan.