Jonathan Paris asks the essential questions about ongoing events in the region.
Is a new Cold War emerging between the autocracies and democracies? Will growing polarisation within democracies tip the balance in favour of autocracies? Will China be less aggressive after Xi Jinping, and Russia after Putin? What are the long-term Chinese threats to Russia and implications for the West? Join Jonathan Paris to find out.
Jonathan Paris is a London-based Middle East analyst and former Middle East Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He is currently a Senior Advisor at the Washington based Chertoff Group and a board member of the London-based Global Diplomatic Forum. He appears as a commentator on Sky, BBC, France 24 and Al Arabiya.