David Shinn, Adjunct Professor, George Washington University
Jun 21, 2013
Chinese passivism towards terrorism/extremism may be suiting to change based on the Mali conflict. Through much of the Mali conflict, China held its typical responses: urging peace and stability. But in late 2012, China offered military support to Mali. It also pledged to offer monetary aid and suggested methods to help nations build their capacities to ward off extremist uprisings.