Part of the Soubre hydroelectric dam in the African nation of Ivory Coast, which was partly funded by China. Photo: Agence France-Presse

Belt and road’s real aims? Expanding China’s global influence and military presence, US study says

Report by US-based think tank questions Beijing’s assertion that the massive infrastructure programme is directed at encouraging global trade

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Part of the Soubre hydroelectric dam in the African nation of Ivory Coast, which was partly funded by China. Photo: Agence France-Presse
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