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China's Xi Jinping just arrived for a visit to Africa - as US interest in the region seems to be waning

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Reuters
DAKAR, Senegal - Chinese President Xi Jinping is arriving in Africa on a four-nation visit seeking deeper military and economic ties while his rival in a bitter trade war, the Trump administration, shows little interest in the continent.
This is Xi's first trip abroad since he was appointed to a second term in March with term limits removed, allowing him to rule for as long as he wants. That rang familiar to some of Africa's long-entrenched leaders. See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: A $2.7 trillion investment chief on why you should consider investing in...
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China is waging a 'quiet kind of cold war' against the US, a top CIA expert says

China is waging a 'quiet kind of cold war' against the US, a top CIA expert says

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Reuters/Jason Lee
ASPEN, Colo. - China is waging a "quiet kind of cold war" against the United States, using all its resources to try to replace America as the leading power in the world, a top CIA expert on Asia said Friday.
Beijing doesn't want to go to war, he said, but the current communist government, under President Xi Jinping, is subtly working on multiple fronts to undermine the US in ways that are different than the more well-publicized activities being employed by Russia. See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: Why China's Yuan, not the Euro, could become the...
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