Mar 15 , 2019
China has made numerous short-term gains in the Middle East via its involvement in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, whereas weak policy U.S. in the region has few consequences but also few returns.
Feb 22 , 2019
As China’s engagement in Africa increases, critics raise questions about loan terms, as well as its impact on governance and business standards. Still, Chinese analysts and policymakers argue that China will provide much needed development for the continent: a pathway to stability and improved quality of life.
Feb 11 , 2019
President Trump’s recent decision to withdraw troops from Syria raised questions about the sustainability of America’s strategy in the Middle East, while China becomes increasingly engaged in the region. Ultimately, China-US competition in Syria will not benefit the conflict-ridden region.
Jan 10 , 2019
Multilateral institutions, like the World Trade Organization, have become proxies for differing visions of the global order and international relations.