Chen Xi

Chen Xi is a military commentator based in Beijing

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Why fears of China’s neocolonialism in Africa ring false in the face of numbers that tell a different tale

The persistent narrative of a Chinese debt trap in Africa is rooted in the West’s fear of losing its colonial backyard and is not backed up by data on the ground.

The persistent narrative of a Chinese debt trap in Africa is rooted in the West’s fear of losing its colonial backyard and is not backed up by data on the ground.

Why fears of China’s neocolonialism in Africa ring false in the face of numbers that tell a different tale
25 Sep 2018 - 7:06AM
Whether it’s trade, Taiwan or the South China Sea, the US doesn’t hold a winning hand against China

The US has three cards – trade, Taiwan and naval operations – it can play in a contest against China, but how effective they are is questionable.

The US has three cards – trade, Taiwan and naval operations – it can play in a contest against China, but how effective they are is questionable.

Whether it’s trade, Taiwan or the South China Sea, the US doesn’t hold a winning hand against China
17 Apr 2018 - 8:34PM