The US military withdrawal from Afghanistan may create uncertainty in neighbouring Xinjiang. Photo: AFP The US military withdrawal from Afghanistan may create uncertainty in neighbouring Xinjiang. Photo: AFP
The US military withdrawal from Afghanistan may create uncertainty in neighbouring Xinjiang. Photo: AFP
Afghanistan

US military withdrawal from Afghanistan might improve China’s security, analysts say

  • Some observers believe the pull-out may create more instability in neighbouring Xinjiang, but others say Beijing may benefit in the long term
  • The real threat to China’s national security is the growing branch of Isis in the region, which is being suppressed by the Taliban, says one academic

Topic |   Afghanistan
The US military withdrawal from Afghanistan may create uncertainty in neighbouring Xinjiang. Photo: AFP The US military withdrawal from Afghanistan may create uncertainty in neighbouring Xinjiang. Photo: AFP
The US military withdrawal from Afghanistan may create uncertainty in neighbouring Xinjiang. Photo: AFP
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