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Why the U.S. is re-engaging with Africa

Financial Times
Fletcher’s Chidi Odinkalu comments on the U.S. motivation for re-engaging with Africa, suggesting there is concern about abandoning the continent’s countries “to Russia and China.”

A weak China may be more warlike than a strong one

The Economist
A&S political scientist Michael Beckley’s new book “Danger Zone: The Coming Conflict With China,” co-authored by Hal Brands, is discussed in this article, which requires a subscription to read in full.

Black engineers work to fix long-ignored bias in pulse oximeters

This article highlights engineering’s Valencia Joyner Koomson's work developing a prototype pulse oximeter that includes technology that can adapt to different skin tones. Photos of Koomson are included in this article, which is part of a series exploring racism in health and medicine.