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China's Increasing Security Buffer on Its Western Frontier

Jan 11, 2018 | 09:00 GMT
Uighur militants have been one driving force behind China's interest in Central Asia.

The Wakhan corridor is the fingerlike strip of land that extends toward China's Xinjiang province, with Tajikistan to its north and Pakistan to the south.

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Reports of Chinese plans to build an Afghan military base, supplied through Tajikistan, underscore Beijing's deepening ties in Central Asia....

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