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Author Jeremy Garlick on China’s Strategic Advantage in the Global South

U.S. and European officials often lament that they’ve fallen behind China when it comes to engaging Africa, Asia, the Americas, and other developing regions. Western governments aren’t set up to rapidly deploy the kind of money and resources that Beijing’s done with its Belt and Road Initiative over the past ten years.

While the U.S. and Europe are now trying to catch up, author Jeremy Garlick writes in his new book Advantage China: Agent of Change in an Era of Global Disruption that their efforts are hamstrung not only by money but also by history.

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