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Hidden Dragon, Crouching Lion: How China’s Advance in Africa is Underestimated and Africa’s Potential Underappreciated

Author: Mr David E Brown The explosive growth of China’s economic interests in Africa—bilateral trade rocketed from $1 billion in 1990 to $150 billion in 2011—may be the most important trend in the continent’s foreign relations since the end of the Cold War. In 2010, China surpassed the United States as Africa’s top trading partner; …

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Managing a Changing Relationship: China’s Japan Policy in the 1990s

Author: Prof Robert S Ross In April 1996, the Army War College’s Strategic Studies Institute held its Seventh Annual Strategy Conference. This year’s theme was, “China into the 21st Century: Strategic Partner and…or Peer Competitor.” The author of the following monograph, Dr. Robert S. Ross, of Harvard University’s Fairbank Center for East Asian Research, argues …

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