A Biden presidency would be highly likely to adopt policies that would restore the cooperative links that prevailed under Obama.
The Chinese model of peace differs fundamentally from that pursued by western nations.
At the Sochi summit, African states embraced Russia's newly established relations.
The power dynamics in the World Bank have changed dramatically.
Turkey's actions have arguably improved the situation in Somalia over the past six years but its increasing role could bring it on a collision course with other states.
In Ethiopia, the US pushes the diffusion of individual freedoms and China jockeys for collective economic betterment. Both the US and China could lose out if chaos spreads in the Horn of Africa.