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China and the Middle East

China and the Middle East
The Quest for Influence

First Edition
Edited by:
  • P R Kumaraswamy - Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India; Middle East Institute, New Delhi, India

August 1999 | 232 pages | SAGE India
China has evolved a complex Middle East policy in recent years, which is now an integral part of its great power aspirations. This book examines China's relations with key players in the region and also the impact of Middle East policy on interactions with the United States and the United Nations.
P R Kumaraswamy
P R Kumaraswamy
China and Israel
Normalization and After

William W Haddad and Mary Foeldi-Hardy
Chinese-Palestinian Relations
John Calabrese
China and Iraq
A Stake in Stability

Mehmet Ogutcu
Sino-Turkish Relations
Preparing for the Next Century

Samina Yasmeen
Sino-Pakistan Relations and the Middle East
Barry Rubin
China's Middle East Strategy
Bates Gill
Chinese Arms Exports to Iran
Gerald Steinberg
Chinese Policies on Arms Control and Proliferation in the Middle East
Ashok Kapur
China and Proliferation
Implications for India

Yitzhak Shichor
China's Economic Relations with the Middle East
New Dimensions

David Dewitt
The Middle Kingdom Meets the Middle East
Challenges and Opportunities


"This collection is a welcome addition to the short shelf of books on China’s relations with the Middle East. Its major strength lies in the breadth of discipline represented by the chapter authors. . ." 

Lillian Craig Harris

P R Kumaraswamy

P. R. Kumaraswamy teaches contemporary Middle East at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, and is the Honorary Director of Middle East Institute, New Delhi (MEI@ND). He was a research Fellow at the Harry S.Truman Research Institute for the Advancement of Peace, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1991-1999). Ever since joining JNU in September 1999, he has been researching, teaching and writing on various aspects of contemporary Middle East. His works include India's Israel Policy, A to Z of Arab-Israeli Conflict and Persian Gulf 2013. Contact Prof P R Kumaraswamy at:Address: Professor, School of International StudiesJawaharlal Nehru... More About Author

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ISBN: 9789352808892