Afghanistan Analysts Network – English

AAN in the Media

The One Place in Asia Where the U.S. Embraces China’s Rise

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Bloomberg, 9 July 2015

A short quote by AAN’s Thomas Ruttig in this article about China’s and the US’s clout on Afghan peace talks:

“The U.S. is gradually disengaging from central Asia, including Afghanistan, while China is on the rise in the region,” said Thomas Ruttig, co-director of the Kabul-based Afghanistan Analysts Network. China’s multi-billion dollar investments on Asia-Europe transport routes have made it “more active now on Afghan peace.”

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