David H. Shinn

David H. Shinn

David H. Shinn is an adjunct professor in the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University and former US ambassador to Ethiopia and Burkina Faso.

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Opinion | China has nothing to fear from America’s Africa strategy, as it’s largely bluster

The bold proclamation of US intent to help African countries resist China’s ‘predatory practices’ carries little weight, given that the Trump administration has failed to allocate sufficient resources for it to succeed.

28 Jan 2019 - 7:00AM

The bold proclamation of US intent to help African countries resist China’s ‘predatory practices’ carries little weight, given that the Trump administration has failed to allocate sufficient resources for it to succeed.

China has nothing to fear from America’s Africa strategy, as it’s largely bluster