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How is the New U.S. Strategy for Africa Seen in China?

HEADLINE TRANSLATION: Li Wentao: The New Strategy for Africa: The "Last Piece of the Puzzle" of America's Global Strategy

Chinese scholars and policy analysts have been poring over the recently released U.S. Strategy for Sub-Saharan Africa to gauge its implications for China and its engagement on the continent.

In contrast to the Trump administration’s Prosper Africa initiative that openly framed its Africa policy as a way to confront Chinese influence, the Biden White House went out of its way to limit explicit mentions of China.

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