Tag Archives: Middle East conflict

Quick View: China in Syria: Is this the marking of China’s regional ascent?

China has entered the Syrian war. Whether it is official or unofficial is not of importance and is only a part of the battle of optics. Rear Admiral in China’s People’s Liberation Army Navy, Guan Youfei, visited Damascus on August 14 and met with both Syrian and Russian military officials. Chinese news outlets cited the […]

HOW DID ISRAEL GET THE WEST BANK AND IS IT REALLY AN ILLEGAL OCCUPATION?

Why does this question matter? It matters because the Arab-Israeli conflict is typically presented through headlines and snippets of information. Attempting to answer this question is only one part of a multilayered story. What I hope to have you see is that the question of Palestinian and Israeli sovereignty does not exist in a vacuum […]