scramble for africa
Japan to Challenge China in Africa?
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  • Anthony

    Are Western lens/coloration (battleground) appropriate prism to view/analyze China/Japan African engagement in 1st quarter of 21st century. Japanese and Chinese business investors (as well as Japan and China proper) may be enhancing future trade opportunities (as noted).

  • TommyTwo

    Remember the old days of Taiwan’s checkbook diplomacy?

    “China’s foreign ministry spokesman concurred, saying China had long provided African countries with ‘sincere and selfless help.'”

    Did he actually keep a straight face?

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