China and the Middle East : embarking on a strategic approach
Dorsey, James M.
Date of Issue2014
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
As the United States becomes embroiled in yet another military intervention in the Middle East, China is embarking on a long-term approach to the region that would secure its access to resources and trade, and enable cooperation with the US on Chinese terms. The approach takes as its starting point that with US influence in the region in decline, political and economic indicators suggest that it’s just a matter of time before the pendulum swings in China’s favour.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Political science
RSIS Commentaries, 183-14
Nanyang Technological University