China’s Digital Footprint Grows in the Middle East & North Africa

China’s Digital Silk Road is rewiring the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) in ways that promise to reshape the economies, politics, and societies of countries across the region. In some ways, it already has.


  • Dale Aluf

    Dale Aluf is the Research and Strategy Director at SIGNAL, Sino-Israel Global Network & Academic Leadership. His research investigates China’s relations with Israel, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), the Belt and Road Initiative, and the Digital Silk Road. Dale’s writing and commentary on China-MENA relations, Chinese foreign policy, geostrategy, and technology politics have appeared in Asia Times, The Diplomat, Jerusalem Post, The East Asia Forum, and Defense Horizon Journal, among others.

mapping global china

Global China and its economic, social, and environmental impact