An Iranian woman shows a photo of the late Major General Qassem Soleimani during a protest against his assassination by the US. Photo: Reuters

US-Iran crisis: How China gains from Donald Trump’s Middle East blunder

  • Conflict between Tehran and Washington has profound implications for Asia-Pacific economies dependent on the Gulf for oil
  • But it strengthens Beijing’s hand in the region and provides cover for a greater Chinese military presence
Topic |   US-Iran tensions

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An Iranian woman shows a photo of the late Major General Qassem Soleimani during a protest against his assassination by the US. Photo: Reuters
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Tom Hussain

Tom Hussain

Tom Hussain is an Islamabad-based journalist and Pakistan affairs analyst