Great Decisions in Foreign Policy

Season 42 Episode 3

Feeding the Dragon: China in Africa

Aired Unknown Jan 20, 2013 on
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African economies are booming like never before, thanks in large part to China. The global giant is investing in infrastructure projects to help it tap into the continent’s resources – oil, minerals, and its huge agricultural potential. Critics charge China with cozying up to dictators and ignoring issues of human rights and transparency. Others fear that the U.S. is being left behind, and its influence in Africa waning. China in Africa. Featured guests: Governor Jon Huntsman, Former U.S. Ambassador to China, Dambisa Moyo, Author, Winner Take All, Rosa Whitaker, President and CEO, The Whitaker Group, Ian Bremmer, President and Founder, Eurasia Group, John Campbell, Council on Foreign Relations.moreless

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