As President Donald Trump positions himself to end the longest war in US history, China is deepening its role in Afghanistan. There are various global and regional imperatives that are shaping China’s growing engagement within the country.
January 08, 2019
On December 15, the foreign ministers of China, Pakistan, and Afghanistan will hold their second round of talks during a trilateral meeting in Kabul to discuss the Afghan peace process.
December 15, 2018
By all measures, 2018 is proving to be a unique year for Afghanistan. It has seen an unprecedented escalation in the 17-year-old war, waged by the resurgent Taliban group who have spread their influence in almost 43 percent of the country’s districts.
November 14, 2018
Pakistani military chief Qamar Bajwa’s Sunday trip to Kabul signals a new turning point in Pakistan-Afghanistan relations and has again revived hopes for a peace settlement in Afghanistan.
June 17, 2018
While global attention has been focused on the geo-economic ramifications of the China Pakistan Economic Corridor, recent developments in China-Pakistan military relations suggest certain shifts are under way within the regional strategic stability regime in South Asia.
April 10, 2018
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani made his latest peace offer to the Taliban in Kabul on Feb.
March 11, 2018
Last month, President Donald Trump told visiting members of the UN Security Council that the US would no longer talk with the Taliban following a recent string of deadly attacks in Afghanistan.
February 25, 2018
When President Donald Trump announced his new Afghanistan strategy in a speech in August, it seemed that US-Pakistan relations were set to hit a new low.
February 07, 2018