Cover: China Ponders Post-2014 Afghanistan

China Ponders Post-2014 Afghanistan

Neither "All In" nor Bystander

Published in: Asian Survey, v. 55, no. 2, Mar./Apr. 2015, p. 325-345

Posted on rand.org Jun 28, 2016

by Andrew Scobell

Since 2001, China has warily watched the U.S. military presence in Afghanistan and associated footprint in Central Asia. In 2014, Beijing grew alarmed that a U.S. exit would prompt a resurgence of violence and Islamic radicalism in Afghanistan that could spill over into neighboring states, including China.

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