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“Is China Becoming the Next Colonial Power in Africa”, NPR’s To The Point

Dr. Harry G. Broadman

(NPR, To The Point) – Why did the Pentagon choose to announce a new focus on Africa while Chinese President Hu Jintao is on a 12-day tour of the continent? Does China's increasing economic attention there a threat to US interests in the region? Guest host Lawrence O'Donnelllooks at the Chinese approach to investment in Africa, human rights and economic development, as well as Pentagon concerns about China's growing influence there.  Also, Iraq's Deputy Health Minister arrested for supporting Shiite militias, and on Reporter's Notebook, Nancy Pelosi's plane. How big is too big?

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