During her confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to become the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Linda Thomas-Greenfield was asked on several occasions to comment on how she perceives China’s engagement in Africa.
Remember that Thomas-Greenfield is one of the State Department’s most experienced diplomats with more than three decades of experience in both Washington and across Africa, and someone who’s no doubt been closely following China’s steadily rising influence on the continent.
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