Fear and loathing on the Afghan Silk Road

Anyone attempting to "rebuild" Afghanistan will have their work cut out. The success of China's Belt and Road Initiative hinges on progress being made, however

June 21, 2017 6:53 PM (UTC+8)
An Afghan policeman looks at the bloodstains of victims outside a mosque where a suicide bomber detonated a bomb in Kabul, June 16, 2017. Photo: Reuters / Omar Sobhani
An Afghan policeman looks at the bloodstains of victims outside a mosque where a suicide bomber detonated a bomb in Kabul, June 16, 2017. Photo: Reuters / Omar Sobhani