Illustration: Stephen Case
Illustration: Stephen Case
Chi Wang
Opinion

Opinion

Chi Wang

Why Chinese pleasure over the US fiasco in Afghanistan will be short-lived

  • When the Schadenfreude over this moment of US defeat wears off, China will see that neither America’s withdrawal nor the Taliban’s resurgence are in its best interest
  • Although Chinese officials have been engaging the Taliban, the Islamist group makes for a strange partner

Illustration: Stephen Case
Illustration: Stephen Case
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