July 13, 2021
China’s Afghanistan Gambit
By Barbara Kelemen
The pace of the Taliban’s military advancement on the eve of the U.S. pullout not only stokes worries of regional spillover, but also shines a spotlight on China.
July 06, 2021
Time to Confront China’s ‘Counterterrorism’ Claims in Xinjiang
By Gray Sergeant and Isabel Sawkins
Beijing has defended its actions against Muslims by saying they are necessary to weed out terrorism. That claim cannot go unchallenged.
December 16, 2019
Why China’s Xinjiang Propaganda Fails
By Jo Kim
China’s defense of its Xinjiang approach as a necessary counterterrorism strategy has fallen flat abroad.
March 15, 2019
China’s Double Standard on Terrorism
By Bonnie Girard
While Beijing clamps down on Muslims in its own territory, it provides cover for Pakistan’s support of extremist groups.
March 13, 2019
Can India Use Boycotts to Pressure China on Terror?
By Uday Khanapurkar
Ultimately, an Indian boycott of Chinese imports is neither feasible, nor effective, nor efficient.
November 12, 2018
Xinjiang: Life During a People's War on Terror
By Ruth Ingram
The CCP has co-opted ordinary citizens into war footing.
September 15, 2018
The ‘De-Extremitization’ Campaign in Xinjiang: A Cure Worse Than the Disease
By Marc Julienne
China's repression in Xinjiang is likely to backfire.
September 12, 2018
How 1980 Laid the Groundwork for China’s Major Foreign Policy Challenges
By Bonnie Girard
China’s policies on Afghanistan, Xinjiang, Russia, terrorism, and the trade war – all have their roots in the late Cold War era.
December 21, 2017
China's Belt and Road Initiative Faces New Security Challenges in 2018
By Chuchu Zhang and Chaowei Xiao
Terrorism, political instability, and geopolitical rivalries threaten to complicate China's BRI in 2018.
November 07, 2017
Is China’s Belt and Road Initiative Increasing Crime and Terrorism?
By Philip Dubow
Xi Jinping’s signature strategy will have unintended global consequences unless China changes its approach.
March 31, 2017
China’s Xinjiang Crackdown Continues
By Cal Wong
Even while Beijing pursues economic openness in the province, it's turning Xinjiang into a security state.
March 14, 2017
How Serious Is the Islamic State Threat to China?
By Nodirbek Soliev
Despite a recent ISIS propaganda video, local groups remain of more concern to Beijing.