it's also purchasing good will with infrastructure in 3rd world shitholes and so on
The Russians hate the Chinese. They will never get involved unless they are attacked.
Not just Angola but Africa itself, the Middle East, Asia, they even plan to build this road from Europe to China.
Here are some examples:
Now let us compare that to what the USA has done to for the Middle East:
The US is killing more civilians in Iraq and Syria than it acknowledges
China builds up countries while the US bombs them to hell. China respects the government type, the culture, the people of such countries while the US forces them freedom and democracy and cultures that are so alien to them, it creates chaos in said countries.
We've heard all this before over and over and over. You arent reaching anyone.
Your list might not be accurate. For all the ill will China generates with it's bullying and strong-arm trade tactics and corporate spying and espionage and so on.....it's also purchasing good will with infrastructure in 3rd world shitholes and so on...so between the 1.lots Billion Chinese and many others through Africa, etc...there will be a pile of cannon fodder...& factor in the Chinese folks in every nation everywhere with family still in China held as hostages to influence them to commit further espionage...this might not go where anyone thinks it will....