Yoram Evron is Assistant Professor in the Department of Asian Studies at the University of Haifa. Focusing on China’s national security and foreign relations, his research and teaching interests include China’s military procurement, arms proliferation, and military modernization, China-Middle East and China-Israel relations, as well as Asian powers’ involvement in the Middle East and China’s relations with small and medium developed states. Dr. Evron is the founder and director of the Business in Asia B.A. program and the Asia Markets M.A. program, both of them in the Department of Asian Studies at the University of Haifa. His articles have been published in Journals such as Journal of Strategic Studies, International Relations, Pacific Review, and Asian Survey. His most recent book is China’s Military Procurement in the Reform Era: The Setting of New Directions (Routledge, 2016).