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Oct 28, 2013

While China's engagement in sub-Saharan Africa dominates the headlines, the real action is in the Maghreb in North Africa where China is quietly, steadily building up its economic, military and diplomatic interests. Algeria is a key focal point of Beijing's increasingly ambitious MENA strategy. Hugh Brennan recently completed his masters thesis at the University of London and joins us to explain why Algiers is now so vital to the Chinese.