Posts Tagged ‘Nationalism’

CTP Podcast – China’s Middle East Balancing Act

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

chinainiraqFollowing up on Eric’s earlier post, we dove into our various hypotheses on what drives China’s Middle East policies (which obviously is oil) and discussed a few future scenarios that explore how China will manage its relationships across this unstable, yet highly important, region.

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Key Issues:

– China’s balancing of its relationship with Isreal and other countries

– China’s management of its internal Muslim population

– China’s reaction to nationalist cries to protect overseas workers

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