China's Military Footprint Grows Along Economic Interests
Experts disagree about whether China might, in the future, protect its interests through force. But they see its presence in Africa as a testing ground for a new kind of multilayered engagement around the world, writes Salem Solomon for VOA.
VOA, 15 March 2018
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