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China and India jockey for their African positions

By Heather Bourbeau / November 30, 2018 / Comments Off on China and India jockey for their African positions

In recent years, the Western Indian Ocean region of Africa, which includes Mauritius, Seychelles and Maldives, has seen increased Indian and Chinese economic and military competition. With its geographic proximity, and historical and cultural ties, India has long had dominance in the region, but it is slowly losing out to China. While these island nations […]

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Trump administration warns of China’s ‘imperial’ ambitions in Latin America

By Mark A. Bonta / November 12, 2018 / Comments Off on Trump administration warns of China’s ‘imperial’ ambitions in Latin America

According to United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Latin American countries should beware of China’s efforts to entrap them in debt through massive public-works projects. He recently told Latin American leaders that “When China comes calling it’s not always to the good of your citizens.” Pompeo’s predecessor, Rex Tillerson, had also warned that the […]

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