Kyle Haddad-Fonda holds a doctorate in Oriental studies from the University of Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar. His academic research analyzes the history of China’s relations with the Arab world, focusing on the roles of Chinese Muslims and Arab leftists. He is also a frequent commentator on China’s current ties to the Middle East, and his articles have appeared in such publications as Middle East Report, ChinaFile and Foreign Policy.
Image: Statues are displayed at the Avenue of Stars where selected Hong Kong film professionals are honoured in Hong Kong. REUTERS/Kin CheungRS.