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U.S. seeks to use Africa as pawn in war of influence against China and Russia

In a speech unveiling U.S. strategy to counter Chinese and Russian influence in Africa, National Security Advisor John Bolton, a “notorious hawk who advocates the unilateral wielding of U.S. might,” accused Beijing and Moscow of  “deliberately and aggressively targeting their investments in the region to gain a competitive advantage over the United States.” Delivered at the American conservative public policy...


Include indigenous people in Covid-19 response

By Pratima Gurung KATHMANDU—In Nepal the Covid-19 crisis has been especially hard on indigenous peoples. We had to learn a new vocabulary and use words like quarantine,...