June 16, 2012 (Source: New York Post) --
Asked to cite a running theme in her work, economist Dambisa Moyo says, “unintended consequences.”
In her first book, “Dead Aid,” the Zambia-reared, Oxford-trained Moyo argued that handouts to (as opposed to business deals with) Africa were worse than useless. Now she says the West has been missing the point again: In the past few years, while we have been distracted by banking crises, global warming and the future of energy, we’ve been overlooking China’s colossal commodities grab. It’s out of humble stuff like copper and aluminum that China is building a highway to global leadership, Moyo argues in her new book “Winner Take All: China’s Race for Resources and What It Means for the World..