Why Taliban rise may be China’s opportunity

Chinese President Xi Jinping

This video grab taken on January 25, 2021, from the website of the World Economic Forum shows China's President Xi Jinping speaking from Pekin as he opens an all-virtual World Economic Forum, which usually takes place in Davos, Switzerland.

Photo credit: World Economic Forum | AFP

The Taliban, the new rulers of Afghanistan, may be receiving anxious responses around the world, with many calling on the group to choose formal political leadership rather than stick to archaic components of the Sharia law.

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