"2017 is the revolution year we have been speaking about."
Moving away from Western influence, Africa is already getting a glimpse of a different future.
Beijing is reviving the ancient Silk Road routes and claiming the South China Sea like America once claimed the Caribbean.
The success of the new Silk Roads depends on delivering win-win scenarios.
While China barrels ahead building a new Silk Road for the 21st century, abandoned zones in the West reach a dead end.
The initiative could be the most significant coordinated development undertaking in history. But success is far from certain.
Brian Farrell plead guilty to charges of conspiracy to distribute heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine.
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