China’s Evolving Security Interests in Africa

Ambassador David H. Shinn
Former U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia and Burkina Faso

This analysis is Cipher Brief Level I Member Only content. It can be accessed via login or by signing up to become a Cipher Brief Member.  Joining this high-level, security-focused community is only $10/month (for an annual $120/yr membership).

Cipher Brief Members engage in high-level conversations about national and global security issues every day. If you’re not already a member, you should be.

If you are experiencing any issues with signing up or signing in, please drop an email to support@thecipherbrief.com.

We look forward to welcoming you to the community!

David H. Shinn is an adjunct professor in the Elliott School of International Affairs at George Washington University.  He served for 37 years in the U.S. Department of State, including as ambassador to Ethiopia and Burkina Faso.  He is the coauthor of China and Africa: A Century of Engagement and numerous journal articles on China-Africa.

Learn more about The Cipher Brief's Network here.