African agency in the new Cold War: Traditional power competition in the post-COVID-19 African landscape

“Since the end of the Cold War, a handful of powers have been able to exert influence across the African continent: the United States, China, the European Union, and India. The resource-scarce post-COVID environment will accelerate competition between these powers and lead them into intersecting spheres of influence. The United States is set for declining influence on the continent, creating a vacuum for Europe and China to either willingly or begrudgingly fill.”

via Atlantic Council
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