China and the Middle East: The Quest For Influence

Kumaraswamy and his authors look at the impact of China's Middle East policy on relations with other countries, such as Turkey, Pakistan, and India. The authors find that, as China industrializes, the oil-rich Persian Gulf region is becoming more important to it as a source of energy.

Edited by P.R. Kumaraswamy. China and the Middle East: The Quest For Influence, New Delshi, 1999.

Kumaraswamy and his authors expound the process of normalization of diplomatic relations between China on the one side, Israel, the Palestinians, Iraq, and Iran on the other. They take up China's economic relations with the Middle East, its arms control and proliferation policies.

They look at the impact of China's Middle East policy on relations with other countries, such as Turkey, Pakistan, and India. The authors find that, as China industrializes, the oil-rich Persian Gulf region is becoming more and more important to it as a source of energy, in view of the shortage of its own oil supplies.

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