But countering China’s growing regional clout is proving to be an uphill battle.
Local officials are inflexible about implementing Beijing’s orders.
As the country’s water reserves run low, tensions are running high.
Libyans, among others, are sick of the Russian mercenaries.
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Dennis Soltys is an adjunct professor in the Department of Public Administration and International Development at KIMEP University in Almaty, Kazakhstan.