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What’s China up to in Syria? Economic realpolitik, basically

Over the past seven years, China has seldom weighed into the Syrian conflict. Unlike the more involved powers – i.e Russia and the United States – Beijing hasn’t sent forces or participated in diplomacy aimed at resolving the crisis (although it did veto six Western-backed UN Security Council resolutions on Syria). As for economic relations, […]