Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Africa: China Provides Financing; US Can Offer Infrastructure for Democracy

 The Washington Post published on 2 January 2023 an editorial titled "The U.S. Should Think of Africa as a Partner, Not a Pawn."  

The editorial suggests that the United States should treat African countries as full equals and focus on providing the infrastructure of democracy.  It starts with a commitment to prosperity, durable democratic institutions, and a mutual respect that acknowledges both sides have much to gain.