Why Asian Countries Are Keeping a Low Profile in the Israel-Hamas War
By Guy Burton
Platforms for the Global South, like BRICS, have stepped up their rhetoric. But don’t overestimate what they can – and are willing to – do.
China and Saudi Arabia: A Partnership Under Pressure
By Duncan Bartlett
As war returns to the Middle East, what are the implications for the relationship between Saudi Arabia and China?
Is China a Friend? Time for Israel to Decide.
By Mordechai Chaziza
While it remains to be seen how the Israel-Hamas war unfolds, it has already shown the nature of the Sino-Israeli relationship and where China’s interests lie.
How China-Israel Economic Ties Factor Into Beijing’s Approach to the Gaza War
By Bai Peng
Israel is a key locus for Chinese investments in both infrastructure and technology. How is this close economic relationship impacting China's diplomacy during the Israel-Gaza conflict?
China’s Attitude Toward the Israel-Gaza War
By Hongda Fan
China's position on the current conflict, and the Israel-Palestine issue more broadly, is not unusual. So why is it attracting so much attention?
China’s Middle East Agenda
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Julian Spencer-Churchill and Behrouz Ayaz.
Foreign Suspect Arrested After Employee at Israel’s Embassy in China Was Stabbed
By Ken Moritsugu and Jon Gambrell
No motive was given for the incident, which occurred on a street in Beijing. It was unclear if the attack was connected to the war between Israel and Hamas.
The Chinese Public Is Closely Watching the Israel-Hamas War
By Mu Chunshan
Social media posts reveal intense interest, as well as major information gaps.
Israel, Iran, and China Put to the Test
By Thiago de Aragao
There is an important connection between China and Hamas’ attack last weekend.
China’s Response to the Israel-Hamas Conflict Reflects Its Longstanding Support for Palestine
By Jianli Yang
Israeli diplomats may have assumed that years of providing China with advanced technology would change Beijing’s stance on Israel. This was a serious miscalculation.
China’s Toothless Response to the Israel-Hamas War
By Shannon Tiezzi
China is going out of its way to avoid any criticism of Hamas for the brutal attacks over the weekend, while calling for “restraint.”
What the Israel-Palestine Conflict Means for China-US Competition
By Wang Jin
The war between Israel and Hamas is upending new diplomatic trajectories in the Middle East.