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India

Raffaello Pantucci

Commentary: China's expanding security role in Afghanistan

01 Mar 2017

Stories have emerged once again of China's military presence in Afghanistan. These reports come after China thwarted India's attempt to get Jaish-e-Mohammed leader Masood Azhar added to the U.N. list of proscribed terrorist individuals, and China appeared to christen a new regional grouping after a meeting in Moscow with Pakistan and Russian officials to discuss the future of Afghanistan.

India and China key partners in keeping Afghanistan stable

15 Feb 2016

Beijing and Delhi are already re-shaping the world through their sheer size and growing clout in international affairs -- in their immediate neighbourhood they could direct this weight to help Afghanistan find some stability at the heart of Eurasia.

Untangling the web of India, China and Pakistan diplomacy

25 May 2015

The danger at the moment is the assumption that economic development and prosperity will resolve everything and is the goal that needs to be achieved for regional stability. In reality, all three powers need to shed their historical legacies, and find ways of ending the paranoid tensions that underlie their global outlooks. Until this has been achieved, the CPEC, BCIM and any other regional economic framework will be undermined and no long-term stability will be found in the heart of South Asia.

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