African governments and multilateral institutions frequently say that they want no part of any new so-called “Cold War” between the U.S. and China. Leaders in those organizations are very quick to remind everyone that they remember the last time Africa got swept up in a Great Power conflict and it didn’t end well for the continent.
That makes a lot of sense given the current economic fragility of so many African countries in the midst of the ongoing pandemic.
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