December 25, 2013

China's South Sudan Problem

Shannon Tiezzi, The Diplomat

The Associated Press

Violence in South Sudan may test China’s absolute commitment to non-interference in other countries’ domestic affairs.

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TAGGED: China, South Sudan, Sudan, Africa


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