Egyptian political analyst Islam Al-Ghamri said that U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan is the "bugle call" signaling the end of the era of American influence. He made his remarks in an interview that aired on the Muslim Brotherhood affiliated Arabic language Turkish Channel 9 on August 20, 2021. Al-Ghamri said that it might take years or even decades, but the United States will not be the same after its withdrawal. He added that it might even disintegrate, like the USSR. Islam Al-Ghamri is a former senior official member at the Egyptian Islamist Building and Development Party.
Islam Al-Ghamri: "America is in a period of decline and waning. I believe that American expansion and the American Era have come to an end, and a new era has arrived. This era is introduced by this horror film. What is happening now is a starting point, a bugle call signaling that a new era is taking shape, and that the U.S. will never be the same after its withdrawal from Afghanistan. This is a historic and pivotal point in time.
"How long will the period of American decline takes? Years? Decades? It might take even more time, or maybe less, but the period of downfall, waning, and collapse has begun. Maybe we will witness the disintegration of the U.S. in the future. Maybe the U.S. will disintegrate, just like the Soviet Union did. This is a huge earthquake. When there is an earthquake, the land fractures, and collapses that were unimaginable in the past – suddenly happen. What happened is a huge earthquake that will strike Europe, the U.S., and the entire Western civilization."