Global powers are turning to it—with mixed success.
It may be in their own self-interest.
A sweeping new history of the country focuses primarily on elites, rather than the grassroots movements that overturned apartheid.
A new inquiry may expose Beijing’s reach in Ottawa.
China Is Sweeping Up Pacific Island Allies
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Jim Kolbe is a former U.S. representative from Arizona and chair of the House Subcommittee on Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs.