June 16, 2021
China’s Afghanistan Challenge and the Central Asian Dilemma
By Niva Yau and Raffaello Pantucci
None expect China to replace the United States in military terms, but Central Asia may hope Beijing plays a more substantial role in Afghanistan.
July 20, 2020
China Launches 5+1 Format Meetings With Central Asia
By Umida Hashimova
The format marks an expansion of China’s role in the region and a signal of its readiness to compete for influence.