SUBSCRIBER+EXCLUSIVE REPORTING — Almost two-and-a-half years after the U.S-backed Afghan government crumbled and the Taliban regime resumed power in Afghanistan, Chinese investors are maneuvering into the country – most notably to reap the benefits of Afghanistan’s abundant and in-demand national resources. Has China emerged as the ultimate winner of the long and devastating war? 

Experts are debating the answer.

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Author: Suzanne Kelly