Iraqi people burn an Israeli and a US flag in a protest after an air strike at the headquarters of the Kataib Hezbollah militia group in Iraq. Photo: Reuters Iraqi people burn an Israeli and a US flag in a protest after an air strike at the headquarters of the Kataib Hezbollah militia group in Iraq. Photo: Reuters
Iraqi people burn an Israeli and a US flag in a protest after an air strike at the headquarters of the Kataib Hezbollah militia group in Iraq. Photo: Reuters
Ankit Panda
Opinion

Opinion

Ankit Panda

US-Iran crisis may help China find its voice over Middle East

  • Ankit Panda argues that Donald Trump’s decision to target Qassem Soleimani presents a troubling prospect but also an intriguing opportunity for Beijing
  • China has traditionally kept a low profile during major international events but is increasingly willing to speak out, often in concert with Russia

Iraqi people burn an Israeli and a US flag in a protest after an air strike at the headquarters of the Kataib Hezbollah militia group in Iraq. Photo: Reuters Iraqi people burn an Israeli and a US flag in a protest after an air strike at the headquarters of the Kataib Hezbollah militia group in Iraq. Photo: Reuters
Iraqi people burn an Israeli and a US flag in a protest after an air strike at the headquarters of the Kataib Hezbollah militia group in Iraq. Photo: Reuters
READ FULL ARTICLE
Ankit Panda

Ankit Panda

Ankit Panda is an Adjunct Senior Fellow in the Defense Posture Project at the Federation of American Scientists, a Senior Editor at The Diplomat, an online magazine on Asia-Pacific affairs, and a Contributing Editor at War on the Rocks. Panda is an award-winning writer and a frequently cited analyst on geopolitical and security issues in the Asia-Pacific. His writing has appeared in The Diplomat, The Atlantic, The Daily Beast, Politico Magazine, and War on the Rocks, among other publications.