Questions Raised on China's Foreign Policy in South Sudan

China's growing involvement in the country's civil war differs from its past approach to non-interference, though there is debate on the long-term implications as its role in African, and global, security affairs expands writes Yanmei Xie  for International Crisis Group.



Chinese peacekeepers patrol at the Protection of Civilians site 1 beside the United Nations House in Juba, capital of South Sudan, Aug. 11, 2016. The UN Security Council voted for a resolution to authorize deployment of 4,000 strong troops to strengthen the UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan, known as UNMISS, after a renewed fighting in the country's capital of Juba.

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