A Taliban fighter looks at Taliban flags and posters of leaders in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday. Photo: AP A Taliban fighter looks at Taliban flags and posters of leaders in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday. Photo: AP
A Taliban fighter looks at Taliban flags and posters of leaders in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday. Photo: AP
Afghanistan

Why China is in no rush to endorse the Taliban in Afghanistan

  • Beijing was talking to the militant group before its takeover of the Central Asian nation but doubts remain about what the group can and will do
  • China is pursuing a policy of ‘constructive intervention’, a long, pragmatic game in contrast to that of the US

Topic |   Afghanistan
A Taliban fighter looks at Taliban flags and posters of leaders in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday. Photo: AP A Taliban fighter looks at Taliban flags and posters of leaders in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday. Photo: AP
A Taliban fighter looks at Taliban flags and posters of leaders in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Wednesday. Photo: AP
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