The state visit of Chinese President Xi to Saudi Arabia is not solely about oil, but it is about showing the United States that new geopolitical allies have been found.
In the near future (within the next five years), when Russia's global economic embargo will cover more civilian items than military ones, it will be difficult for Russia to limit the influence of Arab disputes on its relations with all Arab countries.
The qualitative shift in Chinese political and economic thought has direct repercussions on Sino-Arab relations, especially with regard to trade exchanges and the protection of economic interests, even if it leads to direct military intervention.
Over the last decade, security cooperation between Australia and the EU has grown.
Chinese economic and technical advancement has accelerated rapidly, and it has maintained an annual growth rate that has been the world's best for decades
As the world order shifts into a multipolar world, a new balance of power based on economic ties centered in Asia emerges.
"The land of liberties" is a fitting label for Lebanon, a remarkable country that deserves it.
The international community looks with caution at the heated situation between Russia and Ukraine.