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Jun 12, 2014

While US and Chinese interests often have divergent interests in Africa, they do share at least one common enemy: terrorism. Chinese nationals have been kidnapped and held for ransom in a number of African countries including South Sudan, Egypt and now in Cameroon where Nigerian-militants believed to be members of Boko Haram are holding three Chinese hostages. Ross Anthony of the Centre for Chinese Studies at Stellenbosch University in South Africa is our guest this week to discuss his recent research on how the US and China may find common ground in their ongoing battle against Islamic extremism.