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How Afghanistan has become another notch in China’s belt

By Arthur Herman

17 May 2023 · 4 min read

Editor's Note

America's disastrous withdrawal from Afghanistan paved the way for a partnership between the Taliban and Xi Jinping’s regime. The Biden administration should learn its lesson(s), The Dispatch writes.

More than a year after the Biden administration’s disastrous withdrawal from Afghanistan, it’s now becoming clear who is poised to be the big winner of America’s longest war, besides the Taliban.

It’s China.  

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