ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY JAN. 27 - In this Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 photo, An Afghan man walks past a shop selling tools made in China in Kabul, Afghanistan. China, long a bystander to the bloody conflict in neighboring Afghanistan, is accelerating its involvement as U.S.-led forces prepare to withdraw, attracted by its vast, untapped mineral resources and concerned that post-2014 chaos could fuel its own Islamist insurgents. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)

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ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY JAN. 27 - In this Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 photo, An Afghan man walks past a shop selling tools made in China in Kabul, Afghanistan. China, long a bystander to the bloody conflict in neighboring Afghanistan, is accelerating its involvement as U.S.-led forces prepare to withdraw, attracted by its vast, untapped mineral resources and concerned that post-2014 chaos could fuel its own Islamist insurgents. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)
ADVANCE FOR SUNDAY JAN. 27 - In this Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 photo, An Afghan man walks past a shop selling tools made in China in Kabul, Afghanistan. China, long a bystander to the bloody conflict in neighboring Afghanistan, is accelerating its involvement as U.S.-led forces prepare to withdraw, attracted by its vast, untapped mineral resources and concerned that post-2014 chaos could fuel its own Islamist insurgents. (AP Photo/Musadeq Sadeq)
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