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Problematic Privilege in Xinjiang
June 05, 2017
Problematic Privilege in Xinjiang
Xinjiang's removal of the added points policy for university entrance is not all bad news for its ethnic minorities.
Problematic Privilege in Xinjiang
When in China, Do as Chinese Do: The Unfortunate Case of Professor Ilham Tohti
October 05, 2016
When in China, Do as Chinese Do: The Unfortunate Case of Professor Ilham Tohti
Coercing the Chinese regime into accepting Western values and principles is ineffective.
When in China, Do as Chinese Do: The Unfortunate Case of Professor Ilham Tohti
Western Journalistic Confirmation Bias: Reporting on Kashgar’s Old Town Renewal Project
September 19, 2016
Western Journalistic Confirmation Bias: Reporting on Kashgar’s Old Town Renewal Project
Western journalists’ analysis of massive works transforming Kashgar Old Town have been distorted by confirmation bias.
Western Journalistic Confirmation Bias: Reporting on Kashgar’s Old Town Renewal Project
China's Nightmare: Xinjiang Jihadists Go Global
August 17, 2016
China's Nightmare: Xinjiang Jihadists Go Global
While fighting in Syria, the Turkestan Islamic Party has joined forces with global jihadist movements.
China's Nightmare: Xinjiang Jihadists Go Global
China’s Halal Constitution
May 27, 2016
China’s Halal Constitution
“Islamic” legislation stirs debate as the PRC engages the Muslim world.
China’s Halal Constitution
US Planning First Arms Sale to Taiwan in 4 Years
November 27, 2015
US Planning First Arms Sale to Taiwan in 4 Years
Plus, China vs. ISIS, Chabahar port, and the "Shadow Cold War." Friday links.
US Planning First Arms Sale to Taiwan in 4 Years
China's Own 'Double Standard' on Terrorism
November 23, 2015
China's Own 'Double Standard' on Terrorism
China continues to lump terrorist groups and peaceful activists together -- and to censor media coverage of both.
China's Own 'Double Standard' on Terrorism
Top Chinese Military Official Seeks More Co-op With Russia
November 21, 2015
Top Chinese Military Official Seeks More Co-op With Russia
Plus, a manhunt in Xinjiang, the China-Nepal-India triangle, and sex ed in China. Friday China links.
Top Chinese Military Official Seeks More Co-op With Russia
India and China Continue Counter-Terrorism Consultations
November 16, 2015
India and China Continue Counter-Terrorism Consultations
The Pakistan question looms large in China-India counter-terrorism discussions.
India and China Continue Counter-Terrorism Consultations
Troubled Today, China's Xinjiang Has a Long History
July 30, 2015
Troubled Today, China's Xinjiang Has a Long History
China's western province of Xinjiang has a long and fascinating history.
Troubled Today, China's Xinjiang Has a Long History
Uyghur Terrorism: A Misnomer?
July 28, 2015
Uyghur Terrorism: A Misnomer?
Conflating domestic protest with international terrorism is unhelpful.
Uyghur Terrorism: A Misnomer?
China: A Bump in the Silk Road
May 21, 2015
China: A Bump in the Silk Road
China’s grand plans for the region could be derailed without a change in approach.
China: A Bump in the Silk Road
China Executes 3 for Deadly Kunming Attack
March 24, 2015
China Executes 3 for Deadly Kunming Attack
The executions close the book on the Kunming attacks, but its influence on the "war on terror" lives on.
China Executes 3 for Deadly Kunming Attack
China’s New Silk Road and Its Impact on Xinjiang
March 05, 2015
China’s New Silk Road and Its Impact on Xinjiang
China’s plans for Central Asia are likely to see Beijing take a tighter grip on the restive Xinjiang region.
China’s New Silk Road and Its Impact on Xinjiang
Afghanistan Transfers Captured Uyghur Militants to China
February 24, 2015
Afghanistan Transfers Captured Uyghur Militants to China
The Afghan government is showing Beijing that it's serious about counter-terrorism cooperation.
Afghanistan Transfers Captured Uyghur Militants to China
Beijing's Xinjiang Policy: Striking Too Hard?
January 23, 2015
Beijing's Xinjiang Policy: Striking Too Hard?
What the data reveals about the ongoing insurgency in Xinjiang.
Beijing's Xinjiang Policy: Striking Too Hard?
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