China’s Approach to the Red Sea States


By: MAJ Ibrahim Elveren, TUR Army (CSAG/CCJ5) and LTC Almaz Mukashev, KAZ Army (CSAG/CCJ5)

6 April 2023

Subject: China’s Approach to the Red Sea States.

Purpose: This paper aims to present the results of the CSAG’s analysis of China’s Approach to the Red Sea States, including the “5-No Approach” to the African countries.

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The opinions and conclusions expressed herein are those of a number of international officers within the Combined Strategic Analysis Group (CSAG) and do not necessarily reflect the views of United States Central Command, not of the nations represented within the CSAG or any other governmental agency.