The United States’ dominance of Middle East issues has been threatened by China’s emergence as a global power. As Dr. Jin Liangziang explains, the recent visits to Beijing by leaders from Palestine and Israel show China’s increased engagement in the region.
Richard Weitz outlines the decision to send NATO missile defense systems to Turkey, and the opportunity for Chinese-American cooperation in a post-Assad Syria.
The turmoil lasting for more than two years in the Middle East has led to some great changes in the overall situation of this region, with new conflicts breaking out one after another, traditional hot issues heating up constantly, and uncontrollable factors cropping up with each passing day. From December 7 to 9, the International [...]
Why has Annan made this decision at this hour? Does it mean a breakup of the road toward political solution of the Syrian issue? How will the Syrian situation develop next? All these have caught the greatest concern from the general public of all countries in the world.
Speaker: Ambassador Edward Djerejian, former United States Ambassador to Syria and Iran and Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Date: July 2012 In the interview, Ambassador Edward Djerejian shares his opinion on the current development in the Middle East and on the bilateral relationship between China and the United States. Ambassador Djerejian [...]
On August 2, Annan said he would not renew his mandate after it expires on August 31. While paying homage to this U.N.-Arab League Joint Special Envoy for Syria, the international community expressed regret over his decision.
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