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Anti-Colonialism Remains a Central Tenant of China’s Engagement in Africa

TWEET TRANSLATION: China and Africa were victims of colonialism and imperialism. Today, China and Africa together defend their rights and fight together against political demonization and foreign interference.

Colonialism and imperialism are the kinds of subjects that students in the U.S. and Europe study in school, framed within the assumption that they have very little applicability in contemporary geopolitics. But for the Chinese, these issues remain very close to the surface and make up a core tenant of Beijing’s discourse with its African counterparts.

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