Africa pushes back against China’s ‘new colonialism’

     

For a global China, the benefits of increased economic engagement in Africa and becoming the continent’s preferred development partner comes with the burden of ensuring projects’ viability and sustainability. But… Read more »

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‘Corrosive kleptocracy’: Nigerian politics in danger of criminal infiltration

     

President Muhammadu Buhari won the last three presidential elections but he was “rigged out of victory,” according to a former US Ambassador. ”I arrived at that conclusion by talking to people… Read more »

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Dealing with dictators: U.S. needs new approach

     

The disappearance of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi has precipitated a new crisis in U.S.-Saudi relations. Yet that crisis has also revived a much older dilemma in American strategy: How to… Read more »

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Saudi dissident’s murder roils Washington think-tanks

     

The murder of Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi is causing ructions within the think-tank community. As prominent investors, media organizations, and even lobbyists have begun to pull back from involvement in… Read more »

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Hybrid Analytica: pro-Kremlin expert propaganda at work

     

China isn’t the only authoritarian state boosting its investments in sharp power. Russia is investing millions of dollars to have its propaganda delivered to Western audiences under the guise of… Read more »

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