I’ve argued for some time that China will find it more difficult to apply its policy of “non-intervention” in the Middle East compared to other parts of the world. It appears there are others who agree with this view.
Dr Liu Kang is a Middle East expert and Head of the Humanities Department at the highly-rated Shanghai Jiaotong University. He was also formerly at Duke University. Liu was recently interviewed by the Guangzhou-based Nanfeng Chuang magazine and has some insightful comments.