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China and the Reconstruction of Syria
July 28, 2018
China and the Reconstruction of Syria
China is in a strong position to shape Syria’s post-war future. So far, it hasn’t done so.
China and the Reconstruction of Syria
How China Is Winning Over the Middle East
July 21, 2018
How China Is Winning Over the Middle East
China is making inroads into the Middle East -- and being welcomed with open arms.
How China Is Winning Over the Middle East
China, UAE Upgrade Partnership During Xi's Visit
July 21, 2018
China, UAE Upgrade Partnership During Xi's Visit
The UAE's enthusiastic welcome of Xi came alongside new deals.
China, UAE Upgrade Partnership During Xi's Visit
China's BRI Bet in the Middle East
July 18, 2018
China's BRI Bet in the Middle East
Can China's efforts survive scrutiny and politics?
China's BRI Bet in the Middle East
Israel-China Relations: Innovation, Infrastructure, Investment
July 17, 2018
Israel-China Relations: Innovation, Infrastructure, Investment
Insights from Alex Pevzner.
Israel-China Relations: Innovation, Infrastructure, Investment
Can Jordan Harmonize Chinese and American Interests in the Levant?
May 04, 2018
Can Jordan Harmonize Chinese and American Interests in the Levant?
The United States and China stand to lose if they pursue independent policies with Jordan and the broader Middle East.
Can Jordan Harmonize Chinese and American Interests in the Levant?
China's Growing Security Relationship With Qatar
November 16, 2017
China's Growing Security Relationship With Qatar
Despite a chill between Qatar and other GCC members, China pushes to expand counterterrorism cooperation.
China's Growing Security Relationship With Qatar
China Backs Egypt's UNESCO Leadership Bid While the US Withdraws Completely
October 13, 2017
China Backs Egypt's UNESCO Leadership Bid While the US Withdraws Completely
Beijing has made a smart move, dropping its UNESCO leadership bid to back Egypt at a "critical juncture."
China Backs Egypt's UNESCO Leadership Bid While the US Withdraws Completely
China in the Middle East: The Iraqi Kurdish Question
October 05, 2017
China in the Middle East: The Iraqi Kurdish Question
While Beijing’s opposition to separatist movements remains solid, it could nonetheless benefit from the secession of Iraqi Kurdistan.
China in the Middle East: The Iraqi Kurdish Question
China in the Middle East: Testing the Waters, Linking the Lands
August 25, 2017
China in the Middle East: Testing the Waters, Linking the Lands
As Beijing's interests in the Middle East expand, its attention to security and politics may need to expand as well.
China in the Middle East: Testing the Waters, Linking the Lands
China Has a New Middle East Peace Plan
August 14, 2017
China Has a New Middle East Peace Plan
What's new in Beijing’s latest proposal and what does it tell us about China's views and intentions concerning the region?
China Has a New Middle East Peace Plan
China's Role in the Yemen Crisis
August 11, 2017
China's Role in the Yemen Crisis
China's interest in preserving stability is leading it to back the Saudi-aligned Hadi government.
China's Role in the Yemen Crisis
China, India, and Israel's Strategic Calculus
August 01, 2017
China, India, and Israel's Strategic Calculus
Insights from Yitzhak Shichor.
China, India, and Israel's Strategic Calculus
Geopolitics of US-China-Russia Relations: North Korea and the Middle East
May 31, 2017
Geopolitics of US-China-Russia Relations: North Korea and the Middle East
Insights from Tiberio Graziani.
Geopolitics of US-China-Russia Relations: North Korea and the Middle East
What the Gulf States Think of 'One Belt, One Road'
May 24, 2017
What the Gulf States Think of 'One Belt, One Road'
Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, and Oman have mixed feelings about China's ambitious project.
What the Gulf States Think of 'One Belt, One Road'
China’s Media Foothold Expands to the Gulf
April 04, 2017
China’s Media Foothold Expands to the Gulf
USILK, which provides Arabic-language Chinese programming, is just the latest move in China's media expansion.
China’s Media Foothold Expands to the Gulf
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