Beekeepers were among the groups calling for a continent-wide ban, arguing “bees know no borders.”
Though others have tried and failed, China’s oil needs may be forcing its hand at making inroads in the Middle East. What will this look like? And can the Chinese make it work?
The Middle East has been a notoriously difficult environment for would-be imperial powers from the West to manage. France, Britain, Russia and the United States have all tried and largely failed to convince the region’s states and peoples of the benevolence of their rule or the wisdom of their policies. Past failures, however, are not