Mohammed Al-Sudairi

Asian Studies

Dr. Mohammed al-Sudairi is a non-resident Senior researcher and Head of the Asian Studies Unit. He has a PhD in Comparative Politics from the University of Hong Kong, a double degree (masters) from Peking University and the London School of Economics in international relations and international history, and an undergraduate degree in international politics from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. He is fluent in Arabic, English, and Mandarin. His research interests encompass Sino-Middle Eastern relations, Islamic and leftist connections between East Asia and the Arab World, and Chinese politics.  


Contact: malsudairi@kfcris.com


Publications at the KFCRIS:

 "The People's Republic in the Red Sea: A Holistic Analysis of China's Discursive and Material Footprint in the Region," Dirasat 52, January 2020

"Syria’s “China Dream”: Between the Narratives and Realities," Commentary, September 2019.

“The Communist Party of China’s United Front Work in the Gulf: The “Ethnic Minority Overseas Chinese” of Saudi Arabia as a Case Study,” Dirasat 34, March 2018.

“Some Observations on the Significance of President Xi Jinping’s visit and the Problem of the Sino-Saudi Relationship,” Commentary, September 2017.

“Changing State-Religion Dynamics in Xi-Jinping's China: And its Consequences for Sino-Saudi Relations,” Dirasat 19, January 2017.





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