African development Lou Jones via ZUMA Wire

ممر إفريقيا الأوسط إلى التنمية

ياوندي ــ عندما يتعلق الأمر بالعلاقات مع الصين ــ واستراتيجيات التنمية عموما ــ هناك معسكران متضادان في إفريقيا. ولكن المنهج الذي سوف يُحدِث أكثر تقدُّم ممكن هو (ممر أوسط) يبسِّط التناقضات ويقدم رؤية متوازنة وملائمة وعملية يمكن للإفريقيين الاتحاد خلفها.

هناك على أحد جوانب المسألة المتفائلون بالصين. يقولون إن التعاون مع الصين قد يُمكِّن إفريقيا من رسم مسارها الخاص للتنمية، مستقلةً عن وصفات السياسة الغربية. هذه المجموعة مؤيدة (لنموذج بكين) في الحكم، الذي يركز على السيادة الوطنية وسيطرة الدولة.

وعلى الجانب الآخر هناك المتشائمون من الصين. وهُم يخشون أن تُؤثِر الديناميكية في العلاقات الصينية-الإفريقية الصين دائما. يفضِّلون منهج الغرب الموجَّه نحو الديمقراطية، الذي يؤكد على الحقوق الفردية، التي ترسخها أجندة السوق الحرة المجسدة في إجماع واشنطن المزعوم.

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