China's Presence in Latin America: A View on Security from the Southern Cone
Kenny, Alejandro, Military Review
THERE IS NO contemporary analysis that can possibly disregard China, a commercial, financial, and political presence of mythical proportion that has been created around a growth that, from a distance, looks like some strange miracle.1
From the Southern Cone and at a distance of 10,000 miles, almost 40 hours of flights and stopovers or a number of weeks at sea to deliver cargoes, we try to imagine China and its people. In an enormous country, the Chinese number some 1.3 billion people who walk the opposite side of the globe. A great majority of them speak Mandarin, which is the most widely spoken language on Earth. They are there down under-on the other side of the planet-with …
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Publication information: Article title: China's Presence in Latin America: A View on Security from the Southern Cone. Contributors: Kenny, Alejandro - Author. Journal title: Military Review. Volume: 86. Issue: 5 Publication date: September/October 2006. Page number: 60+. © 2009 U.S. Army CGSC. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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