“China in Africa, a hybrid strategy”, Anna Fiorelli Sánchez (Elcano, Spain)

“China in Africa, a hybrid strategy”, Anna Fiorelli Sánchez. 15/2/2019.

The Djibouti naval base is a manifestation of the strategy of China in Africa: a hybrid combination of hard power and soft power.

Since China began its opening to the world just over 40 years ago, the international society has witnessed the awakening of the great Asian giant, which, embracing a new slogan of “peace and development”, has burst firmly onto the global scene to transform its geopolitics and alter the balance of an increasingly multipolar environment.

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