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One of China’s Leading Foreign Policy Think Tanks Proposes 5 Ways the U.S. and China Can Work Together To Resolve the Debt Crisis in the Global South

Two scholars at the Shanghai Institutes of International Studies (SIIS), one of China’s most prestigious and influential foreign policy think tanks, published an uncharacteristically direct appeal for the United States and China to work together to help resolve the worsening debt crisis in developing countries.

Zhou Yuyuan, a prominent Africa scholar at SIIS, and Research Associate Ye Yu outlined a five-point proposal that would require both countries to put aside their increasingly acrimonious feud and make concessions, while at the same time working collaboratively with development finance institutions like the IMF and the World Bank.

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