Roie Yellinek earned his Ph.D. from Bar-Ilan University in Ramat-Gan, Israel. He is a researcher at the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies, a non-resident scholar at the Middle East Institute, and an adjunct researcher at the IDF Dado Center. He is a specialist in the growing relationship between the Middle East and China, especially in regards to the soft power component of Chinese diplomacy. He has written extensively on the China-Middle East relationship and is a frequently commentator in local and international media. 

Education: 
B.A., M.A., and Ph.D from Bar-Ilan University

Languages: 
English, Hebrew

Countries of Expertise:
Middle East and China, Israel and Palestine

Issues of Expertise:
Soft Power, Soft Power Reception, International Relationships, Regional Foreign Policy

Contact Information

Email: roie.yellinek@gmail.com, ryellinek@mei.edu

Twitter Handle: @RYellinek

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