Africa and the Prospect of a New U.S.-China Cold War

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By The China Africa Project, Eric Ol, er, and Cobus van Staden. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

The last time the United States fought a Cold War it led to devastating, long term consequences for Africa. Now, as the U.S. moves to challenge China's growing influence around the world, Africa risks becoming collateral damage in yet another great power rivalry.

Rand Corporation Policy Analyst Ali Wyne joins Eric & Cobus to discuss his recent article that explores whether the United States and China are embarking on a 21st century Cold War.

Join the discussion. How do you think the steadily deteriorating U.S.-China relationship will impact Africa and how should African leaders respond? Let us know what you think.

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