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Chinese military influence in Mali

Lucas Winter, Jason Warner, and Christopher Betts

What tools of national power does China use to gain military influence in Mali? In this new report from FMSO’s “M-DIME Research Project,” which assesses Chinese and Russian military influence in third-party states around the world, we assess that China’s current M-DIME influence in Mali is Low. Some of the most important instruments for Chinese military influence in Mali include:

China’s current M-DIME influence in Mali is assessed as Low. Some of the most important instruments for China’s military influence in Mali include:

  • Soft Power Activities (D3).
  • Shared Informal/Multilateral Military Engagements (M2).
  • Cultural and Media Outreach, Collaboration, and Alignment (I1).
  • China’s projected M-DIME influence in Mali is assessed as Decreasing.

Some of the most important instruments contributing to China’s projected decline in influence in Mali include:

  • Shared Informal/Multilateral Military Engagements (M2).
  • Soft Power Activities (D3).

 

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