Policy Report | April 09, 2018

Afghanistan Reconnected: Challenges & Opportunities in the Context of China's Belt and Road Initiative

The EastWest Institute has assembled an overview of the challenges and opportunities facing Afghanistan, China and the wider region as they pursue China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) for a cooperative, mutually-beneficial way forward. These conclusions are accompanied by a series of recommendations pertaining to the implementation of BRI and other initiatives as well as to the adoption of a coherent regional economic vision in the face of political, security and development challenges.

The report can be downloaded here.

 

Photo: "Afghani Supply Trucks" (CC BY-NC 2.0) by Scorpio's Sting