Middle East

What makes China the only foreign country wining oil field bids in Iraq?

Decades of US war in Iraq. Now, with China leading post-war reconstruction, where does the future of global leadership lie? Isn't the answer obvious?

In the Upheaval of the Middle East, What can China do?

In a region where my enemy’s enemy is not necessarily my friend, China’s traditional neutrality makes sense. But China is also the only major power that is friendly with the regional players. This is ...

How a ‘vulnerable’ China can resolve its Indian Ocean security dilemma

The best way to protect Chinese interests overseas is to blend them with the interests of others. Beijing does not need to look elsewhere for inspiration. Since 2008, Chinese flotillas have escorted s...