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No need for regional great games

The US strategy for Afghanistan is more of the same, fight and talk. Here's why Afghanistan should not remain 'forever' a victim of great games, regional or global.

President Donald Trump's 'Regional Strategy for Afghanistan and South Asia' is a theoretical construct centred on Afghanistan, but in the light of recent US official comments, seems integral to the 'pivot' theme of the Obama years, which was designed to shore up US primacy in the broader Asian region in the face of the perceived challenge posed by the rise of China.

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