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Will Chinese Policies In Afghanistan Change After U.S. Military Pullout?


Afghan security forces conduct an operation against suspected militants in the Sherzad district of Nangarhar Province on March 8.

Beijing is preparing to wield more influence in Afghanistan but is cautious about getting too involved in the country’s chaos. Read the latest dispatch from Reid Standish on RFE/RL's Gandhara website here.

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