August 1, 2014

Can the U.S. Catch Up to China in Africa?

Howard French, Bloomberg Businessweek

The Associated Press

To be attentive to history is to be on the lookout for pivotal moments, and in the geopolitics surrounding Africa, the 1990s stand out as a hugely pivotal time.

With the Cold War scarcely over, the West turned its attention away from the continent, largely defining its problems as humanitarian issues, which are traditionally the lowest station of foreign policy priorities.

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