The “Build Back Better World”: An Alternative to China’s BRI for the Middle East?


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This piece is part of the series “All About China”—a journey into the history and diverse culture of China through short articles that shed light on the lasting imprint of China’s past encounters with the Islamic world as well as an exploration of the increasingly vibrant and complex dynamics of contemporary Sino-Middle Eastern relations. Read more ... A new era of great-power competition has begun to unfold. [[1]](#_ftn1) The US-China rivalry is a full-scale, full-spectrum strategic competition for wealth, power, and influence, both within East Asia and globally. It features competing ideals and models for political governance and economic development,...