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Afghanistan's abyss in 10 charts: China's power reduces risk for Pakistan

  • Afghanistan has undergone a fatally tragic, financially devastating, round-trip since the 2001 US-led invasion

  • Again, the Taliban are gaining territory, international powers are scrambling for influence, and consensus expects chaos

  • But China is much more important than in 2001: invested in Pakistan, prepared to engage India militarily, not US-aligned

Afghanistan's abyss in 10 charts: China's power reduces risk for Pakistan
Hasnain Malik
Hasnain Malik

Strategy & Head of Equity Research

Tellimer Research
11 August 2021
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