Lee Han Yin

Lee Han Yin

Former researcher, Singapore Ministry of Defence

Lee Han Yin is a former researcher at the Ministry of Defence responsible for strategic analysis. 

Israeli soldiers walk through rubble, amid the ongoing ground invasion against Hamas in the northern Gaza Strip, on 8 November 2023. (Ronen Zvulun/Reuters)

Impact of Gaza crisis on China’s interests in the Middle East and Asia-Pacific

China would seek to prevent a wider escalation in the conflict between Israel and Hamas. It is also monitoring whether US involvement in the conflict will affect Washington’s focus on constraining Beijing in Asia.