The Hunt: China gets involved in Middle East peace efforts

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FILE – A Chinese national flag flies at Tiananmen Square in Beijing Thursday, June 14, 2018. A court in northern China sentenced one man to 24 years in jail Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, for his role in a vicious attack on four women, as well as other crimes including robbery and opening an illegal gambling ring. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)

Against the backdrop of rising terrorism and tension, China is now trying to negotiate peace in the Middle East.

On this week’s edition of “The Hunt with WTOP national security correspondent J.J. Green,” Dr. Hans-Jakob Schindler, senior director at the Counter Extremism Project, said this is not a strong endorsement of U.S. influence in the region.

Why China is trying to broker peace in the Middle East

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