VOL. XLVI

No 21

26-May-2003

GENERAL

Oil: The Next Conflict In Sino-US Relations?

By Professor Wulei

The following article was submitted for publication in MEES by Professor Wulei of the School of International Relations at Yunnan University, Kunming, China.

In the run up to theIraq conflict, Chinas top leadership paid full attention to the developments in the conflict and the essence of Sino-US relations was illuminated by the diplomatic maneuvering that occurred in the days before fighting started....