China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi poses with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif in Tehran on Saturday. Photo: AP China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi poses with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif in Tehran on Saturday. Photo: AP
China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi poses with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif in Tehran on Saturday. Photo: AP
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Opinion

Opinion

Alessandro Arduino

The Middle East offers US, China some common ground to cooperate on anti-terrorism and security

  • The Alaska talks highlighted tensions between Washington and Beijing, but they could collaborate on shared interests in the Middle East: anti-terrorism and security
  • China will benefit from a US return to the Iran nuclear deal, while its Belt and Road Initiative and Digital Silk Road can prosper only in a safe environment

China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi poses with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif in Tehran on Saturday. Photo: AP China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi poses with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif in Tehran on Saturday. Photo: AP
China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi poses with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif in Tehran on Saturday. Photo: AP
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Alessandro Arduino

Alessandro Arduino

Dr Alessandro Arduino is principal research fellow at the Middle East Institute at the National University of Singapore, specialising in the roles played by private military contractors and technology in modern warfare.