He Wenping, Research Fellow, West Asia and Africa Studies Institute of the China Academy of Social Sciences
Dec 14, 2022
Do three recent high-level meetings mean that Beijing wants to fill a vacuum? No — there is no vacuum, despite a comment by U.S. President Joe Biden. The goal of Arab people in seeking friendly relations with China is not security but development.
Michal Meidan, Director, China Matters
Jun 13, 2014
China is becoming more engaged in the Middle East, but there are limits to the depth of this engagement. While trade links have deepened and investments have increased, energy resources remain the centrepiece of Chinese involvement and any official stance on the plethora of complex political issues are strongly eschewed.