Ernest J. Wilson, III

former senior staffer on the National Security Council

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Former senior staff member of the National Security Council under President Clinton; Visiting Scholar at the Center on Public Diplomacy at the University of Southern California and Senior Research Fellow at the Center for International Development and Conflict Management at the University of Maryland

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While Chinese President Hu Jintao is on a  12-day tour of Africa , the Pentagon has announced the formation of a new command structure focusing on that continent.  Trade between China…

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While Chinese President Hu Jintao is on a  12-day tour of Africa , the Pentagon has announced the formation of a new command structure focusing on that continent.

Chinese Economic Investment in Africa

While Chinese President Hu Jintao is on a 12-day tour of Africa , the Pentagon has announced the formation of a new command structure focusing on that continent.

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