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The risk of invasion remains small, but Beijing’s rhetoric and posturing raises some red flags.
Both sides have leverage but have been reluctant to use it.
Pulling out all U.S. troops is the administration’s risky plan to pressure Kabul and the Taliban to make peace.
With troops to depart on Sept. 11, the next five months are critical for any chance of peace.
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Christopher Walker is vice president for studies and analysis at the National Endowment for Democracy.