Great Decisions: Chapter 5: China’s Role in Africa (Indian Trails Library)
Exchange ideas about foreign policy issues facing America today in this informal, non-partisan discussion. Pick up a copy of the Great Decisions 2021 Briefing Book at the second floor Adult Services desk. Prior to each month’s program, read the designated chapter in the book. The video will be shown during the session.
Chapter 5: China’s Role in Africa
The Covid-19 crisis has put a massive strain on what was a growing economic and political relationship between China and the continent of Africa. As Chinese President Xi Jinping’s Belt and Road initiative continues to expand Chinese power, the response to the spread of Covid-19, as well as the African government’s growing debt to China, has seen pushback. What are some of the growing economic and political issues between China and Africa?