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You Knew This Was Going to Happen, Right?

It took less than 24 hours for the coup in Guinea to get sucked into the vortex that is the U.S.-China propaganda duel. China’s foremost provocateur (aka “China’s greatest internet troll“), Hu Xijin, the editor in chief of the nationalist tabloid newspaper Global Times retweeted a post that showed coup leader Colonel Mamadi Doumbouya posing in front of the U.S. embassy (presumably in Conakry) and insinuating there is a link between the U.S. and the overthrow of the Condé government.

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