November 23, 2019
China and the UAE: Birds of a Feather?
By Bonnie Girard
The burgeoning relationship is driven by mutual self-interest and a shared embrace of the “noninterference” doctrine.
May 23, 2019
Does China Really Respect Sovereignty?
By Jacob Stokes
Both Washington and Beijing claim to champion sovereignty – they just have different ideas of what that looks like.
March 08, 2019
What Protests in Algeria and Sudan Mean for China
By Guy Burton
Given the historical and economic importance of Algeria and Sudan to China, Beijing will be watching the current protests carefully.
February 25, 2019
China’s Rise in the Middle East: Beyond Economics
By Nicholas Lyall
As China’s economic leadership grows, can it keep aloof from tangled regional politics and security issues?
February 22, 2019
Why China Could Support Regime Change in Venezuela
By Xiaoyu Lu and Maryhen Jiménez Morales
China has adopted a more flexible attitude toward regime transition and intervention than is often realized.
February 16, 2019
China in the Middle East: Past, Present, and Future
By Nicholas Lyall
Tracing the recent history and trajectory of China’s presence in the Middle East.
August 20, 2018
Is China Increasing Its Military Presence in Syria?
By Logan Pauley and Jesse Marks
Parsing China's current -- and future -- involvement in the Syrian conflict.
January 09, 2018
What Does Zimbabwe’s Leadership Change Mean to China?
By Wang Xinsong
With Mugabe gone, China will face a new set of challenges in Zimbabwe.
July 21, 2017
China, Japan, and the Future of UN Peacekeeping
By Luke Patey, Adam Day, and Sebastian von Einsiedel
New mission parameters pose challenges to both China and Japan’s peacekeeping engagement.
April 11, 2017
US Airstrikes in Syria: Impact on China, Israel and the Middle East
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Christina Lin.
January 21, 2017
Is China on the Road to International Isolation?
By Dániel Balázs and Patrick Mendis
China's willingness to do business with dictators will undermine national interest in the long run.
December 20, 2016
China’s 'Arab Pivot' Signals the End of Non-Intervention
By Scott N. Romaniuk and Tobias J. Burgers
China’s interests in the Middle East may lead Beijing to assume a military role in the affairs of Arab states.