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BLOOMBERG 6 April 2019 by NIZAR MANEK The African nation is tiny, poor, strategically located—and deeply in debt to Beijing. Inside the carriages on the 10-hour rail journey through land-locked Ethiopia into the tiny Red Sea state of Djibouti, the chirping of mobile phones mingles with a mashup of regional...

EJINSIGHT – ON THE PULSE 25 March 2019 by SIMON SHEN Members of China’s People’s Liberation Army board a vessel in Djibouti. Photo:...

THE HERITAGE FOUNDATION 20 February 2019 John Bolton Summary The Trump Administration’s new Africa Strategy is based on three tenets. The first is advancing U.S. trade and commercial ties with nations across the region to the benefit of both the United States and Africa. The second is countering the threat from radical Islamic terrorism and violent conflict. ISIS,...

MAIL ONLINE 29 January 2019 by ROSS IBBETSON Experts believe Trump is a symptom of broader problems with democracy in US Somalia topped the list for corruption, followed by Syria and South Sudan Denmark was the ‘cleanest’ nation, while Britain came eleventh with Germany Hungary received its worst post-Soviet rating with populism blamed for a shift Somalia...

MIDDLE EAST EYE 21 January 2019 by GALIP DALAY The contest over the nature and future of the regional order, and the Middle East’s relations with the...

THE NATIONAL 21 January 2019 by ISMAIL EINASHE To many, Trump’s new economic and security strategy looks like a desperate scramble to regain power...

TASK & PURPOSE 10 January 2019 by JARED KELLER Photo Illustration: Brad Howard / Photo: DoD The Chinese military has sent a clear message for the...

EURASIA REVIEW 10 January 2019 by ANAND KUMAR The United States finds its position increasingly challenged by two emerging powers with global ambitions,...

INSTITUTE FOR DEFENCE STUDIES AND ANALYSES 9 January 2019 by ANAND KUMAR The United States finds its position increasingly challenged by two emerging...

THE EPOCH TIMES 2 January 2019 by RICK FISHER The Chinese regime’s People’s Liberation Army holds an opening ceremony of China’s new...