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CSIS’s Judd Devermont Has Two Recommendations For How the U.S. Should Meet the Challenge of China’s BRI in Africa

Judd Devermont is the Africa Program Director at the Center for Strategic Studies, one of Washington’s most influential think tanks, and recently spoke with Alexandra de Hoop Scheffer, Director of Research from the German Marshall Fund about how to “re-imagine U.S.-Africa policy.”

Once Devermont finished with his presentation, the first question, not surprisingly, was about China and how he thought the U.S. should go about meeting the challenge of the Belt and Road Initiative in Africa (a very popular topic of discussion in Washington these days).

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