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Nov 10, 2014

It's widely accepted that China is having a profound impact on China but rarely are African countries credited with changing China. The rare exception is South Sudan. China's complex economic and political interests in the country are prompting Beijing to re-think some of its long-held diplomatic principals including its so-called 'non interference' doctrine. Dr. Luke Patey, a leading expert on Sino-Sudanese relations, joins us to discuss why South Sudan is China's most important policy project in Africa today.