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The Taliban loves China's money, but can it forget its Muslim gulags?

Beijing's harsh treatment of Uighurs likely to fuel grassroots Afghan anger

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Taliban fighters, pictured in October 2009: China has nurtured long-standing ties with the Taliban to help Pakistan call the shots in Afghanistan.   © Reuters

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and author of nine books, including "Asian Juggernaut: The Rise of China, India and Japan."

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