Syria: What China Has Learned From its Libya Experience


Yun Sun

Asia Pacific Bulletin, No. 152


Washington, D.C.: East-West Center

Publication Date: February 27, 2012
Binding: electronic
Pages: 2
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Yun Sun, former Visiting Fellow with the Center for Northeast Asian Policy Studies at The Brookings Institution, argues that “The bitter lesson from its belated and ongoing unstable relationship with the Libyan National Transitional Council has prompted Beijing to adopt a more sophisticated hedging strategy on Syria.”

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