China Might be Afghanistan’s Next Occupier

The history of this critical region, and why China is poised to add another pearl to its belt of roads.

The haunting absence of the Bamiyan Buddha. (Photo by nasim dadfar on Unsplash)

After the U.S. retreats from the longest war in its history, all eyes are on the forward march of the Taliban upon the Afghan government. Will there be civil war? Will there be a mass exodus of refugees? Will Taliban rule upon the nation be as brutal toward America as it was in 2001?



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Rami Dhanoa

Aspiring Buddhist monk. Re-thinking human potential with mindfulness & meditation.