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How 1980 Laid the Groundwork for China’s Major Foreign Policy Challenges
September 12, 2018
How 1980 Laid the Groundwork for China’s Major Foreign Policy Challenges
China’s policies on Afghanistan, Xinjiang, Russia, terrorism, and the trade war – all have their roots in the late Cold War era.
How 1980 Laid the Groundwork for China’s Major Foreign Policy Challenges
China's Belt and Road Initiative Faces New Security Challenges in 2018
December 21, 2017
China's Belt and Road Initiative Faces New Security Challenges in 2018
Terrorism, political instability, and geopolitical rivalries threaten to complicate China's BRI in 2018.
China's Belt and Road Initiative Faces New Security Challenges in 2018
Is China’s Belt and Road Initiative Increasing Crime and Terrorism?
November 07, 2017
Is China’s Belt and Road Initiative Increasing Crime and Terrorism?
Xi Jinping’s signature strategy will have unintended global consequences unless China changes its approach.
Is China’s Belt and Road Initiative Increasing Crime and Terrorism?
China’s Xinjiang Crackdown Continues
March 31, 2017
China’s Xinjiang Crackdown Continues
Even while Beijing pursues economic openness in the province, it's turning Xinjiang into a security state.
China’s Xinjiang Crackdown Continues
How Serious Is the Islamic State Threat to China?
March 14, 2017
How Serious Is the Islamic State Threat to China?
Despite a recent ISIS propaganda video, local groups remain of more concern to Beijing.
How Serious Is the Islamic State Threat to China?
Al-Qaeda and Islamic State Take Aim at China
March 08, 2017
Al-Qaeda and Islamic State Take Aim at China
Why have both groups turned their attention to Beijing?
Al-Qaeda and Islamic State Take Aim at China
Is China’s Counterterrorism Policy in Xinjiang Working?
February 23, 2017
Is China’s Counterterrorism Policy in Xinjiang Working?
China's Xinjiang experience demonstrates the perils of large-scale anti-Muslim policies.
Is China’s Counterterrorism Policy in Xinjiang Working?
Heart of Asia 2016: Phony Peacemaking for Afghanistan? 
December 06, 2016
Heart of Asia 2016: Phony Peacemaking for Afghanistan? 
Until HoA members are truly dedicated to eliminating terrorism, the annual meetings will remain empty talk.
Heart of Asia 2016: Phony Peacemaking for Afghanistan? 
China’s Terrorist Problem Goes Global
September 07, 2016
China’s Terrorist Problem Goes Global
An attack in Kyrgyzstan drives home what Beijing has long feared: Uyghur militants are integrating into global networks.
China’s Terrorist Problem Goes Global
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
Official: Indonesia Working With China to Investigate Uyghur Terrorist Suspect
January 07, 2016
Official: Indonesia Working With China to Investigate Uyghur Terrorist Suspect
The news from Indonesia is the latest sign that Uyghur extremists may be moving abroad.
Official: Indonesia Working With China to Investigate Uyghur Terrorist Suspect
ISIS Releases Chinese-Language Propaganda Video
December 08, 2015
ISIS Releases Chinese-Language Propaganda Video
The song urges Muslims to "wake up" after a century of humiliation.
ISIS Releases Chinese-Language Propaganda Video
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
Chinese Citizens Among 170 Hostages Taken in Mali Hotel
November 20, 2015
Chinese Citizens Among 170 Hostages Taken in Mali Hotel
With yet another terrorist attack overseas threatening China's citizens, how will Beijing respond?
Chinese Citizens Among 170 Hostages Taken in Mali Hotel
ISIS: Chinese Hostage 'Executed'
November 19, 2015
ISIS: Chinese Hostage 'Executed'
With the Islamic State now directly killing Chinese citizens, will China be drawn into conflict in the Middle East?
ISIS: Chinese Hostage 'Executed'
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