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Afghan, Chinese Ministers of Defense Meet in Beijing
January 02, 2018
Afghan, Chinese Ministers of Defense Meet in Beijing
The meeting underlines growing military-to-military ties.
Afghan, Chinese Ministers of Defense Meet in Beijing
China Brings Afghanistan and Pakistan Together to Discuss Regional Issues, But Divergences Remain
December 29, 2017
China Brings Afghanistan and Pakistan Together to Discuss Regional Issues, But Divergences Remain
Despite Chinese attempts at mediation, differences between Kabul and Islamabad persist.
China Brings Afghanistan and Pakistan Together to Discuss Regional Issues, But Divergences Remain
Why Is China Holding the China-Pakistan-Afghanistan Dialogue Now?
December 27, 2017
Why Is China Holding the China-Pakistan-Afghanistan Dialogue Now?
Beijing aims to incorporate Pakistan and Afghanistan deeper into its sphere of influence.
Why Is China Holding the China-Pakistan-Afghanistan Dialogue Now?
What Trump Left Out of His Afghanistan Strategy: China
September 15, 2017
What Trump Left Out of His Afghanistan Strategy: China
Trump's vision of U.S. strategy in Afghanistan came off as myopic, ignoring a role for other regional powers.
What Trump Left Out of His Afghanistan Strategy: China
The Blueprint for China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Cooperation
June 29, 2017
The Blueprint for China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Cooperation
Some practical steps the three countries can take to boost trilateral cooperation.
The Blueprint for China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Cooperation
Can China, Afghanistan, and Pakistan Work Together?
June 07, 2017
Can China, Afghanistan, and Pakistan Work Together?
Trilateral cooperation could hold the key to stabilizing the region.
Can China, Afghanistan, and Pakistan Work Together?
Why Afghanistan Should Join CPEC
May 05, 2017
Why Afghanistan Should Join CPEC
Trilateral cooperation between Afghanistan, China, and Pakistan on the Belt and Road would benefit all three states.
Why Afghanistan Should Join CPEC
China-India Rivalry Could Have Deadly Consequences for Afghanistan
March 09, 2017
China-India Rivalry Could Have Deadly Consequences for Afghanistan
China and India are competing to be seen as leaders on the Afghanistan issue, resulting in a deadlock.
China-India Rivalry Could Have Deadly Consequences for Afghanistan
Are Chinese Forces Conducting Patrols in Afghanistan?
February 27, 2017
Are Chinese Forces Conducting Patrols in Afghanistan?
China has denied reports that its military is conducting patrols across the border in Afghanistan.
Are Chinese Forces Conducting Patrols in Afghanistan?
The Story Behind China's Long-Stalled Mine in Afghanistan
January 07, 2017
The Story Behind China's Long-Stalled Mine in Afghanistan
Nine years after Chinese companies took control of Mes Aynak, copper extraction has yet to start.
The Story Behind China's Long-Stalled Mine in Afghanistan
Sino-Tajik Counterterroism Drills Reflect China's Regional Concerns
October 21, 2016
Sino-Tajik Counterterroism Drills Reflect China's Regional Concerns
Beijing has plenty of regional economic concerns, and strengthening the Tajik military is part of its insurance policy.
Sino-Tajik Counterterroism Drills Reflect China's Regional Concerns
What to Make of China's Latest Meeting With the Taliban
August 05, 2016
What to Make of China's Latest Meeting With the Taliban
China's role in Afghanistan is constructive, but not decisive.
What to Make of China's Latest Meeting With the Taliban
The Rise of China-Afghanistan Security Relations
June 23, 2016
The Rise of China-Afghanistan Security Relations
Over the past two years, China-Afghan security cooperation has reached unprecedented levels.
The Rise of China-Afghanistan Security Relations
Where Does Afghanistan Fit in China’s Belt and Road?
May 03, 2016
Where Does Afghanistan Fit in China’s Belt and Road?
Afghanistan can be a hub for the OBOR project, but Kabul needs to capitalize on the potential benefits.
Where Does Afghanistan Fit in China’s Belt and Road?
Ahmed Rashid on Afghanistan's Challenges in 2016
March 24, 2016
Ahmed Rashid on Afghanistan's Challenges in 2016
The Diplomat speaks with long-time Taliban analyst Ahmed Rashid about the possibility for peace in Afghanistan.
Ahmed Rashid on Afghanistan's Challenges in 2016
What's Behind China's Offer of Military Aid to Afghanistan?
March 11, 2016
What's Behind China's Offer of Military Aid to Afghanistan?
China's concerns about Afghan stability are real, but direct military aid will remain limited.
What's Behind China's Offer of Military Aid to Afghanistan?
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