Episode Number
45
On China-Iran ties: follow the money, not the MOUs, says Afshin Molavi
On the Middle East with Andrew Parasiliti and Amberin Zaman, an Al-Monitor Podcast
On China-Iran ties: follow the money, not the MOU’s, says Afshin Molavi
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Afshin Molavi, senior fellow at the Johns Hopkins University SAIS Foreign Policy Institute and founder of Emerging World newsletter, discusses why we shouldn’t oversell the Iran-China agreement; the prospects for employment and growth in the MENA region following the coronavirus pandemic;  the post-covid prospects for Dubai and Egypt;  China’s role in the region;  the ‘disruption-proof trends in emerging markets; and more!
Links:
Inventing "Emerging Markets" - Emerging World (substack.com)
Enter The Dragon: China’s Growing Influence In The Middle East And North Africa | Hoover Institution
What UAE’s growing presence in Somaliland means for its Horn of Africa strategy (al-monitor.com)
How are Gulf states allocating COVID-related spending? (al-monitor.com)
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