Analysis: In His Parting Words, Li Keqiang Warns That’Heaven Is Watching‘: Katsuji Nakazawa, Nikkei Asia, Mar. 9, 2023
The China Speech a President Should Give: John Hillen, National Review, Feb. 16, 2023
Are We Beating China Economically?: Derek Scissors, National Review, Feb. 16, 2023
How Beijing Boxed America Out of the South China Sea: Niharika Mandhana, WSJ, Mar. 11, 2023
For Further Reference:
How China’s Saudi-Iran Deal Can Serve U.S. Interests: Michael McFaul, Foreign Policy, Mar. 14, 2023 — In brokering a deal to resurrect diplomatic relations between Saudi Arabia and Iran, Chinese President Xi Jinping has achieved a diplomatic breakthrough in the Middle East.
What China Has Learned From the Ukraine War: Evan A. Feigenbaum and Adam Szubin, Foreign Affairs, Feb. 14, 2023 — When Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022, China’s leaders attempted to balance two fundamentally irreconcilable interests.
China, Russia, Iran Hold joint naval drills in Gulf of Oman: AP, Mar. 15, 2023 — Naval forces from China, Iran and Russia — countries at odds with the United States — are staging joint drills in the Gulf of Oman this week, China’s Defense Ministry said Tuesday.
The Saudis Are Looking Not to Shift Camps but to Diversify Sources of Security: Robert Satloff, Twitter, Mar. 12, 2023 — The resumption of #Saudi–#Iran relations has triggered what I believe to be exaggerated reaction about #China’s emergence as a #MiddleEast powerbroker and a strategic shift of #Riyadh away from its traditional partners.