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Why Would China Help Build an Afghan Military Base in Badakhshan?
January 05, 2018
Why Would China Help Build an Afghan Military Base in Badakhshan?
According to regional reports, China is set to build an Afghan military outpost in Badakhshan.
Why Would China Help Build an Afghan Military Base in Badakhshan?
China’s Belt and Road Meets Trump’s Afghanistan Plan
December 21, 2017
China’s Belt and Road Meets Trump’s Afghanistan Plan
Could China play the good cop while the U.S. plays the bad cop?
China’s Belt and Road Meets Trump’s Afghanistan Plan
Trump’s Afghanistan Plan: Old Wine in a New Bottle
August 23, 2017
Trump’s Afghanistan Plan: Old Wine in a New Bottle
The quagmire in Afghanistan continues under a new administration bent on bombing its way to victory.
Trump’s Afghanistan Plan: Old Wine in a New Bottle
Whatever the New US Strategy in Afghanistan, It Can't Succeed Without China
June 21, 2017
Whatever the New US Strategy in Afghanistan, It Can't Succeed Without China
Without China's buy-in, any attempt to mediate between Afghanistan and Pakistan is doomed.
Whatever the New US Strategy in Afghanistan, It Can't Succeed Without China
Should the US Support China's Security Role in Afghanistan?
March 14, 2017
Should the US Support China's Security Role in Afghanistan?
Cooperation in Afghanistan could stabilize the region and potentially lead to broader joint counterterrorism efforts.
Should the US Support China's Security Role in Afghanistan?
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?
Can China’s ‘One Belt, One Road’ Save the US in Afghanistan?
March 11, 2016
Can China’s ‘One Belt, One Road’ Save the US in Afghanistan?
Expanding China’s direct interests in Afghanistan would open new avenues for U.S.-China cooperation there.
Can China’s ‘One Belt, One Road’ Save the US in Afghanistan?
Afghanistan, Pakistan and a Rare Chance for Peace
July 30, 2015
Afghanistan, Pakistan and a Rare Chance for Peace
The start of talks is an opportunity that may not come again.
Afghanistan, Pakistan and a Rare Chance for Peace
Could Afghanistan Be a Model for US-China Cooperation?
April 21, 2015
Could Afghanistan Be a Model for US-China Cooperation?
The two powers have interests in Afghanistan that are not incompatible.
Could Afghanistan Be a Model for US-China Cooperation?
Sinophilia and Sinophobia in Afghanistan
December 10, 2014
Sinophilia and Sinophobia in Afghanistan
To win over Afghans, China will need to see their country as more than just a security buffer.
Sinophilia and Sinophobia in Afghanistan
Could Iran and China Cut the US Out of Afghanistan?
November 01, 2014
Could Iran and China Cut the US Out of Afghanistan?
Beijing and Tehran share similar interests in a stable Afghanistan that does not depend on U.S. support.
Could Iran and China Cut the US Out of Afghanistan?
Can China and India Cooperate in Afghanistan?
October 01, 2014
Can China and India Cooperate in Afghanistan?
Their border disputes and maritime rivalry aside, China and India may be able to make common cause in Afghanistan.
Can China and India Cooperate in Afghanistan?
Afghan Stability: New Equations
April 09, 2014
Afghan Stability: New Equations
With the NATO drawdown, Afghanistan’s neighbors will have a growing role to play in the country’s stability.
Afghan Stability: New Equations
China and India: Time to Cooperate on Afghanistan
October 26, 2013
China and India: Time to Cooperate on Afghanistan
While Afghanistan was not a focus during Singh’s visit to China, it is an area ripe for China-India cooperation.
China and India: Time to Cooperate on Afghanistan
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