The West's Reaction to the 2006 China-Africa Summit

Dec 8, 2006

The West reacted with vitriol to Beijing's China-Africa Summit, branding China as a "resource-hungry superpower in the making." But is this fair, given the West's own record in Africa, and what options is the West offering China as incentives to change its behavior?

The West reacted with vitriol to Beijing's China-Africa Summit, branding China as a "resource-hungry superpower in the making." But is this fair, given the West's own record in Africa, and what options is the West offering China as incentives to change its behavior?

This talk is part of the 2006 Oxford-Uehiro-Carnegie Council Conference: Free Trade, Fair Trade, and Sustainable Trade: The Case of Resource Extraction.

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