China's role in post-conflict mediation

Chinese troops are now wearing blue helmets as part of a UN peacekeeping operation in Mali, Chinese police are training their Liberian counterparts and Chinese diplomats are furiously trying to bridge the divides between the rival parties in South Sudan. These three examples point to a more robust, actively engaged Chinese policy for post-conflict mediation but are these just the few exceptions that prove China's reluctance to step up to its global obligations as the world's newest superpower? Professor Dan Large from Central European University in Budapest is an expert in this field and joins us to discuss Beijing's policies in conflict/post-conflict Africa.

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