Edited by the Director of the ChinaMed Project, Prof. Enrico Fardella, and Director of Research at the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle East and African Studies at Tel Aviv University, Prof. Brandon Friedman, the special issue "Dragon Unbound? Regional Influences on China's Policies in the Middle East" has just been published in Global Policy.
The special issue is composed of the following articles:
Enrico Fardella and Brandon Friedman, "Dragon unbound? Regional influences on China's policies in the Middle East—Introduction," link.
Ali Parchami, "The Dynamics of Sino-Iranian Relations: Strategic Veneer, Intrinsic Tensions and Third-party Leverage," link.
Andrea Ghiselli and Mohammed Alsudairi, "Exploiting China's Rise: Syria's Strategic Narrative and China's Participation in Middle Eastern Politics," link.
Mohsen Shariatinia and Hamed A. Kermani, "Iran, China and the Persian Gulf: An unfolding engagement," link.
Brandon Friedman and Ori Sela, "Sino–American relations and the ‘new cold war’: A useful analogy for the Middle East?" link.
Yahia H. Zoubir, "Algeria and China: Shifts in political and military relations," link.