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Afghanistan: China Surges In

Barry Lando | Posted 09.27.2012 | World
Barry Lando

Question: How will China deal with the country that proved such an expensive and bloody disaster for both the U.S., its NATO allies -- and the U.S.S.R before them?

Afghanistan: Coffins for U.S. & Nato; Huge Contracts for China

Barry Lando | Posted 03.24.2012 | World
Barry Lando

So why aren't the U.S. and its allies screaming about the situation? Because, if they are to have a face-saving way out of Afghanistan that doesn't disintegrate into chaos, they desperately need China's huge new investments to continue and prosper.

A Paradigm Shift on the Chessboard of the Afghan "Great Game"

Khalil Nouri | Posted 07.17.2011 | World
Khalil Nouri

This Pakistani rush to stack the deck in their favor in Afghanistan will fail. There can only be one legitimate way to obtain stability in Afghanistan; an all Afghan national ratification of a reconciliation process.