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Dec 11, 2013

The New Yorker's former China correspondent Evan Osnos wrote that China's foreign policy agenda is undergoing a radical overhaul as it appears to be moving away from its emphasis on soft power towards a harder, more aggressive militarized agenda. Nonetheless, Sino-African scholar Bob Wekesa contends in this episode that while that may be the case in Asia, in Africa, China will continue to invest heavily in media and other tools of public diplomacy.