Taking Stock of China and the Geopolitics of Energy

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China’s role in the geopolitics of energy


China has encountered the same challenges as other lenders to the [African] continent, with its willingness to lend not always reciprocated by a willingness or ability to pay. China’s record in infrastructure financing in Africa is by no means the humbling display of power politics and successful political economy it is sometimes portrayed as in the Western media and some political circles"