Afghanistan in China’s Grand Strategy
By Saher Liaqat and Abu Hurrairah Abbasi
China’s active engagement in the country's affairs is driven by Afghanistan’s strategic position at the crossroads of Central and South Asia, coupled with its abundant natural resources.
China, Pakistan, and the Taliban: CPEC in Afghanistan
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Claudia Chia.
China’s Clouded Future in Afghanistan
By Barbara Kelemen
Will Islamic State Khorasan Province push Beijing to abandon Kabul?
How Realistic Are China’s Plans to Expand CPEC to Afghanistan?
By Mariyam Suleman Anees
The profits may be high, but the risks involved are higher, especially in the context of attacks on Chinese nationals and interests in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
China’s Stake in the Afghan Peace Process
By Sohrab Azad
Afghanistan is already of strategic importance to Beijing. As U.S. troops leave, China's influence will grow.
The Blueprint for China-Afghanistan-Pakistan Cooperation
By Ahmad Bilal Khalil
Some practical steps the three countries can take to boost trilateral cooperation.
2015: Afghanistan's Make-or-Break Year
By Ankit Panda
Major security, political, and economic challenges await Afghanistan in 2015.
Afghanistan: Wealthy But Unprepared
By Andong Peng and Richard Ghiasy
Afghanistan’s natural resources require a well-planned, long-term strategy. Can it come up with one?