A new trilateral forum would foster more effective collaboration among China, the U.S., and African governments in developing and conducting foreign aid programs for Africa, writes Christina Dinh with the Asia Society Policy Institute.
With the populist uprisings across the Middle East showing no signs of losing steam as they head into their third month, policy experts are keeping a close eye on China to see if and how the government there chooses to acknowledge the Arab world's political turmoil. So far, all indications seem to be that Beijing intends to keep a tight lid on political dissent.
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