China is both reducing and altering the nature of its investments in African energy projects.
First, let’s remind ourselves of the catastrophic global consequences of the last one.
Love thy neighbor, but only if they look like you?
The number of people forcibly displaced by war, persecution, general violence, or human-rights violations last year swelled to a staggering 84 million.
Trump recognized the wholesale annexation of one country by another. If Biden lets that stand, the global implications are deeply troubling.
King looked beyond our borders — not only at injustice, but at how people worked together to end it. It’s an example we need today.
Officials are hyping the threat of a potential Chinese naval base facing the Atlantic to get yet more funding for military operations.
The longer it takes the world to get vaccinated, the more variants we’ll see.
African countries need investments, China needs raw materials, and African activists are fed up with the resulting corruption and environmental damage.
Allowing extractive industries to file expensive lawsuits over environmental regulations could undermine whatever agreements might be reached at COP26 in Glasgow.