China, the Red Sea, and Trade


The Chinese are increasingly angry with Iran.  Reuters has reported that Chinese officials have asked Iran “to rein in attacks on ships in the Red Sea by the Iran-backed Houthis, or risk harming business relations with


What is happening in the Red Sea?

Since late November 2023, Houthi rebels in Yemen, in response to the conflict in Gaza, have targeted cargo ships with links to Israel, according to many commentators. At first, India and a