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From Economic to Geopolitical Policy: The Middle East on the Silk Road

Author: Yousif Khalaf
Institution: University of Warsaw
ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4877-805X
Year of publication: 2021
Source: Show
Pages: 85-103
DOI Address: https://doi.org/10.15804/npw20212805
PDF: npw/28/npw2805.pdf

From Economic to Geopolitical Policy: The Middle East on the Silk Road

The article aims to present and evaluate the activities and politics of the People’s Republic of China in the Middle East, and to define its objectives through the Silk Project. It will provide an overview of the most important changes in the Chinese foreign and political policy, and the importance of the Middle East, particularly the Silk Road to China, and it will try to answer the following questions: How important is the Middle East for the Silk Road? Will the Chinese project bring stability to the region in light of the fierce competition between the great powers? The article adopted the hypothesis that China’s involvement in the Middle East will deepen the conflict between the countries of the region among themselves, and thus become a fertile ground for international conflicts to the international conflict.

От экономики до геополитики: Ближний Восток на Шелковом Пути

В статье проводится анализ и дается оценка действий и политики Китайской Народной Республики на Ближнем Востоке, а также целей, на достижение которых направлен «Шелковый Проект». Данное исследование показывает важнейшие изменения в международной политике КНР, важное значение Ближнего Востока и особенно Шелкового пути для Китая, а также попытается ответить на следующие вопросы: насколько важен Ближний Восток для Шелкового пути; может ли китайский проект благоприятствовать стабильности региона, особенно в условиях роста гонки сверхдержав? Статья основывается на гипотезе, что вовлечение Китая в дела Ближнего Востока только усилит конфликты между странами региона и таким образом создаст плодородную почву для международных конфликтов.


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