Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat is originally from Indonesia. He has lived in Qatar for seven years and has traveled extensively across the region. He holds a B.A. in International Affairs from Qatar University and is currently pursuing an M.A. in International Politics at the University of Manchester. His research focuses on China's and Indonesia's relations with the Middle East.
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