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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Peter Devine is an economist whose research applies game theory to networks of actors. He is a former F/A-18 pilot and economics instructor at the U.S. Naval Academy.