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Podcast: Michael Doran on China’s Drive for Middle Eastern Supremacy

The foreign-policy expert joins us to explain how China seeks hard power and not just economic influence in the region.

Iraqi Minister of Defense Najah al-Shammari, right, and Chinese Ambassador to Iraq Zhang Tao, left at a joint press conference in Baghdad on April 22, 2020. Xinhua via Getty Images.

Iraqi Minister of Defense Najah al-Shammari, right, and Chinese Ambassador to Iraq Zhang Tao, left at a joint press conference in Baghdad on April 22, 2020. Xinhua via Getty Images.

Observation
Aug. 6 2020
About the authors

A weekly podcast, produced in partnership with the Tikvah Fund, offering up the best thinking on Jewish thought and culture.

Michael Doran, a senior fellow at the Hudson Institute and the author of Ike’s Gamble: America’s Rise to Dominance in the Middle East (2016), is a former deputy assistant secretary of defense and a former senior director of the National Security Council. He tweets @doranimated.


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