American soldiers have been stationed in Afghanistan since 2001. Photo: AFP American soldiers have been stationed in Afghanistan since 2001. Photo: AFP
American soldiers have been stationed in Afghanistan since 2001. Photo: AFP
Afghanistan

China’s next border friction may be with Afghanistan, the ‘graveyard of empires’

  • US troop withdrawal risks a political and security vacuum on the border of Xinjiang which could be filled by anti-Chinese groups
  • But senior State Council adviser says China has no interest in filling the void left by Washington in the Central Asian nation

Topic |   Afghanistan
American soldiers have been stationed in Afghanistan since 2001. Photo: AFP American soldiers have been stationed in Afghanistan since 2001. Photo: AFP
American soldiers have been stationed in Afghanistan since 2001. Photo: AFP
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