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Jelloian: China & Russia make friends in Africa - U.S. must respond

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

Russia and China have become increasingly prominent players in African politics over the last decade. Human rights activists, democracy advocates and security analysts should all be concerned.
If the United States wants to combat this growing authoritarian threat, it is critical to understand what these two global competitors hope to gain from their investment in Africa and how we can effectively counteract their growing power.
China sees Africa as a supporting act in its own economic development and a way to help legitimize the Chinese Communist Party's position on the global stage. Xi...
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