Hofstedt, Todd A.
June 2009
Naval War College Review;Summer2009, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p79
Academic Journal
The author presents a response to the 2006 Chinese white paper "China's African Policy." He considers Chinese involvement as an actor in Africa's economic, environmental, and political spheres. China's policies have included debt forgiveness to 23 African nations and large sums of developmental aid which includes 13 billion dollars for Angola, 9 billion dollars for the Democratic Republic of Congo, and 2.5 billion dollars for Ethiopia. The article also discusses international security issues, single-party governments in Africa, the One-China principle, the use of Chinese emigrant labor in Africa, and China's relations with both the African Union and United Nations.


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