US withdrawal from Afghan may increase attacks in China

Beijing [China], June 24 (ANI): China's Afghan policy after the 9/11 attacks has been focused on 'curtailing the growth of terrorists and ensuring stability to expand its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to Afghanistan'. However, the abrupt change following the US withdrawal is likely to increase jihadist attacks in China.

Abdul Basit writes for South China Morning Post (SCMP) that the strategic vacuum after the US departure may allow China to expand its influence in the region....