Articles by: Aidan O’Brien

U.S. Values vs Chinese Values: Empire vs Bandung As Seen From Cape Verde (Africa)

U.S. Values vs Chinese Values: Empire vs Bandung As Seen From Cape Verde (Africa)

In February the US Secretary of State, Anthony Blinken, made it a priority to phone Rui Figueiredo, the Foreign Affairs and Defense Minister of Cape Verde. They spoke about commerce and “security” (1). Why? Why is the tiny African nation of Cape Verde (population 550,000) a US priority? In short: because the US is behind China in the latest “scramble[Read More…]

by April 8, 2021 World