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China’s 'Arab Pivot' Signals the End of Non-Intervention
December 20, 2016
China’s 'Arab Pivot' Signals the End of Non-Intervention
China’s interests in the Middle East may lead Beijing to assume a military role in the affairs of Arab states.
China’s 'Arab Pivot' Signals the End of Non-Intervention
China's Approach to the Middle East Looks Familiar
November 29, 2016
China's Approach to the Middle East Looks Familiar
Despite repudiating American foreign policy, China now borrows heavily from U.S.-style Middle Eastern diplomacy.
China's Approach to the Middle East Looks Familiar
The Future of China's Diplomacy in the Middle East
July 26, 2016
The Future of China's Diplomacy in the Middle East
Despite its rising power, China should resist the temptation to become militarily involved in the Middle East.
The Future of China's Diplomacy in the Middle East
China's Balancing Act in Iran
January 26, 2016
China's Balancing Act in Iran
Xi Jinping tries to deepen ties with Iran, while not alienating Saudi Arabia.
China's Balancing Act in Iran
China’s New Era of Diplomacy: Engaging in Syria
January 25, 2016
China’s New Era of Diplomacy: Engaging in Syria
Efforts to mediate in the Syria conflict represent a departure from China’s traditionally cautious diplomacy.
China’s New Era of Diplomacy: Engaging in Syria
Revealed: China's Blueprint for Building Middle East Relations
January 14, 2016
Revealed: China's Blueprint for Building Middle East Relations
The first "Arab Policy Paper" provides Beijing's official vision for China-Middle East relations.
Revealed: China's Blueprint for Building Middle East Relations
Is China's President About to Make His First Trip to the Middle East?
January 09, 2016
Is China's President About to Make His First Trip to the Middle East?
A planned trip in 2015 was scuttled due to regional tensions. Will Xi's 2016 Middle East tour share the same fate?
Is China's President About to Make His First Trip to the Middle East?
China, Qatar, and RMB Internationalization
June 06, 2015
China, Qatar, and RMB Internationalization
With a new renminbi clearing center, Beijing takes an important step forward.
China, Qatar, and RMB Internationalization
The Humble Beginnings of China's Space Program
April 25, 2015
The Humble Beginnings of China's Space Program
Plus, the PLAN's birthday, China in the Middle East, and the truth about Hong Kong's election plan. Friday China links.
The Humble Beginnings of China's Space Program
Revealed: How the Yemen Crisis Wrecked Xi Jinping's Middle East Travel Plans
April 22, 2015
Revealed: How the Yemen Crisis Wrecked Xi Jinping's Middle East Travel Plans
Xi's planned trip to Saudi Arabia was scrapped, and even his visit to Pakistan faced complications.
Revealed: How the Yemen Crisis Wrecked Xi Jinping's Middle East Travel Plans
Chinese Nationals Evacuate Yemen on PLA Navy Frigate
March 30, 2015
Chinese Nationals Evacuate Yemen on PLA Navy Frigate
Amid increasing violence, China pulls over 500 citizens out of Yemen.
Chinese Nationals Evacuate Yemen on PLA Navy Frigate
China's Xi To Make First Middle East Trip
March 26, 2015
China's Xi To Make First Middle East Trip
China's president will travel to Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, and Indonesia this April.
China's Xi To Make First Middle East Trip
Chinese Company Takes a Bath as Sri Lankan Port Project Scrutinized
March 14, 2015
Chinese Company Takes a Bath as Sri Lankan Port Project Scrutinized
Plus, the debate over the CCP's future, China's military in the Middle East, and the NPC wraps up. Friday China links.
Chinese Company Takes a Bath as Sri Lankan Port Project Scrutinized
China’s Anti-Corruption Org Seeks ‘Hidden Tigers’
February 27, 2015
China’s Anti-Corruption Org Seeks ‘Hidden Tigers’
Plus, China’s travel rush, legal reforms, the South China Sea, and China in the Middle East. Friday China links.
China’s Anti-Corruption Org Seeks ‘Hidden Tigers’
China's Egypt Opportunity
December 24, 2014
China's Egypt Opportunity
With Egyptian President Sisi in Beijing, China is looking to expand its ties with Cairo.
China's Egypt Opportunity
Why China Won't Lead in the Middle East
July 28, 2014
Why China Won't Lead in the Middle East
Despite security interests in the region, don't look for China to become a leading mediator in Middle East conflicts.
Why China Won't Lead in the Middle East
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