Prof. Yitzhak Shichor

Yitzhak Shichor, PhD, London School of Economics and Political Science and professor emeritus of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, is professor of political science and Asian studies at the University of Haifa. A former Lipson Chair in Chinese Studies and dean of students at the Hebrew University, and head of the Tel-Hai Academic College, his research and publications cover Chinese politics, foreign policy, and military affairs.

Publications by Prof. Yitzhak Shichor

The U.S. Role in Delaying Sino-Israeli Relations: Two’s Company, Three’s a Crowd

Although by the mid-twentieth century no outstanding problems had existed between Israel and China and although both were interested in formalizing their ties, over four decades passed before diplomatic relations were finally established. The inevitable conclusion is that while bilateral issues had not been an obstacle, the interference of third parties had been responsible for the delay, notably by the United States. Read More »