Africa is by no means alone as a region where small countries are struggling to stay out of great power competition. In South Asia, smaller countries like Nepal, the Maldives, and Sri Lanka are doing their best to avoid getting sucked into the violent conflict currently roiling India-China relations.
African Foreign policy officials and think tank analysts may be well advised to watch how these countries manage ties with their much larger Asian neighbors for clues as to how to navigate the increasingly visible tensions between the U.S., Europe, China, and India. (SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST)
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