China and Russia’s challenge remains how to effectively engage Saudi Arabia, either through BRICS or individual efforts, by hedging or wedging.
Opportunistic Strategies in Times of Crisis: The Syrian Government’s Pursuit of Power and Recognition Amidst Civil War
The recent earthquake serves as a compelling instance of the Syrian regime’s propensity to exploit disasters for its own gains
The tripartite China-Saudi Arabia-Iran agreement does not herald the beginning of a new era of Chinese primacy in the region.
Published in the National Interest