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US-Iran Tensions: Impact on China-Iran Ties
June 03, 2019
US-Iran Tensions: Impact on China-Iran Ties
Insights from Amin Saikal.
US-Iran Tensions: Impact on China-Iran Ties
Although Unhappy With US Sanctions on Iran, China Won’t Fall Out With Washington
April 25, 2019
Although Unhappy With US Sanctions on Iran, China Won’t Fall Out With Washington
The White House vows to bring Iran’s oil exports to zero and China is Iran’s largest crude oil customer.
Although Unhappy With US Sanctions on Iran, China Won’t Fall Out With Washington
China’s Rise in the Middle East: Beyond Economics
February 25, 2019
China’s Rise in the Middle East: Beyond Economics
As China’s economic leadership grows, can it keep aloof from tangled regional politics and security issues?
China’s Rise in the Middle East: Beyond Economics
What Does Iran Really Think of China?
November 07, 2018
What Does Iran Really Think of China?
Tehran has good reason to doubt that China is a reliable partner.
What Does Iran Really Think of China?
'Sanctions Are Coming': US Issues Limited Iran Sanctions Waivers, With One Big Exception
November 03, 2018
'Sanctions Are Coming': US Issues Limited Iran Sanctions Waivers, With One Big Exception
China, Iran's biggest oil importer, is still in the dark about a possible sanctions waiver.
'Sanctions Are Coming': US Issues Limited Iran Sanctions Waivers, With One Big Exception
China's Nuclear Diplomacy in the Middle East
October 09, 2018
China's Nuclear Diplomacy in the Middle East
China will have to balance its nuclear 'going out' with nonproliferation concerns.
China's Nuclear Diplomacy in the Middle East
Iran's Careful Approach to China's Uyghur Crackdown
September 18, 2018
Iran's Careful Approach to China's Uyghur Crackdown
Iran's close ties to China leave Tehran vulnerable to criticism as Beijing cracks down on Muslim minority groups.
Iran's Careful Approach to China's Uyghur Crackdown
China and the Middle East: Israel’s Strategic Stakes
August 29, 2018
China and the Middle East: Israel’s Strategic Stakes
Insights from Sam Chester.
China and the Middle East: Israel’s Strategic Stakes
What the US Iran Sanctions Mean for India
August 08, 2018
What the US Iran Sanctions Mean for India
India’s diplomatic predicament just got worse.
What the US Iran Sanctions Mean for India
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
The History of China and Iran’s Unlikely Partnership
May 16, 2018
The History of China and Iran’s Unlikely Partnership
How did a communist country and an theocracy form a close partnership?
The History of China and Iran’s Unlikely Partnership
Iran Protests: What’s China’s Stance?
January 03, 2018
Iran Protests: What’s China’s Stance?
Chinese foreign ministry hopes that “Iran can maintain stability and achieve development.”
Iran Protests: What’s China’s Stance?
China, Iran to Deepen Military Ties
December 14, 2017
China, Iran to Deepen Military Ties
China’s defense minister vowed to strengthen military cooperation with Iran.
China, Iran to Deepen Military Ties
Rouhani's Reelection Means Continued Iran-China Engagement
June 07, 2017
Rouhani's Reelection Means Continued Iran-China Engagement
Rouhani's reelection will result in the continuation and possibly intensification of Sino-Iranian relations.
Rouhani's Reelection Means Continued Iran-China Engagement
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'
US Sanctions on Iran: Good or Bad News for China?
February 07, 2017
US Sanctions on Iran: Good or Bad News for China?
Some Chinese are celebrating Trump’s move, but the new sanctions pose economic and political risks for China.
US Sanctions on Iran: Good or Bad News for China?
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