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Afghanistan’s ‘China Card’ Approach to Pakistan, Part 1: 1991-2014
April 11, 2019
Afghanistan’s ‘China Card’ Approach to Pakistan, Part 1: 1991-2014
Since the early '90s, Kabul has tried to convince China to intervene with Pakistan on its behalf – to little success.
Afghanistan’s ‘China Card’ Approach to Pakistan, Part 1: 1991-2014
The Taliban’s Delusion Hampers Reconciliation
January 17, 2019
The Taliban’s Delusion Hampers Reconciliation
Emboldened by foreign support, the Taliban continue to refuse talks with the Afghan government.
The Taliban’s Delusion Hampers Reconciliation
With Rumored 'Training Camp,' China's Afghanistan Presence Set to Grow
August 29, 2018
With Rumored 'Training Camp,' China's Afghanistan Presence Set to Grow
A larger regional view helps shed light on China’s increasing activities in Afghanistan.
With Rumored 'Training Camp,' China's Afghanistan Presence Set to Grow
The Rise of Taliban Diplomacy
January 03, 2017
The Rise of Taliban Diplomacy
How are the Taliban and Kabul faring in their diplomatic tug-of-war over Afghanistan's neighbors?
The Rise of Taliban Diplomacy
Afghanistan and Ashraf Ghani's New Internationalism
September 14, 2016
Afghanistan and Ashraf Ghani's New Internationalism
'Clowns to the left of me, Jokers to the Right.'
Afghanistan and Ashraf Ghani's New Internationalism
Is the World Paying Attention to Afghanistan Anymore?
September 28, 2015
Is the World Paying Attention to Afghanistan Anymore?
The U.S., China, and Afghanistan held a high-level meeting in New York City ahead of the UN General Assembly debate.
Is the World Paying Attention to Afghanistan Anymore?
Can China Assert Itself in Afghanistan?
August 28, 2015
Can China Assert Itself in Afghanistan?
Beijing needs to play a stronger leadership role in Afghanistan.
Can China Assert Itself in Afghanistan?
China and India: Competing for Influence in Afghanistan
March 27, 2015
China and India: Competing for Influence in Afghanistan
The two countries may well tussle for influence in postwar Afghanistan, but will also need to work together.
China and India: Competing for Influence in Afghanistan
Afghanistan and China Open a New Chapter
October 29, 2014
Afghanistan and China Open a New Chapter
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani is in China for his first trip abroad as president.
Afghanistan and China Open a New Chapter
China Announces Special Envoy for Afghanistan
July 19, 2014
China Announces Special Envoy for Afghanistan
China's foreign ministry claims the envoy will "ensure lasting peace, stability and development for Afghanistan."
China Announces Special Envoy for Afghanistan
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