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What Did the US Give up to Restart Trade Talks With China?
July 17, 2019
What Did the US Give up to Restart Trade Talks With China?
Washington compromised on more than Huawei.
What Did the US Give up to Restart Trade Talks With China?
Which Countries Are For or Against China's Xinjiang Policies?
July 15, 2019
Which Countries Are For or Against China's Xinjiang Policies?
Last week, two coalitions sent competing letters to the UN Human Rights Council criticizing or backing China's Xinjiang policies.
Which Countries Are For or Against China's Xinjiang Policies?
Urumqi 2009 and the Road to Xinjiang Re-education Centers
July 11, 2019
Urumqi 2009 and the Road to Xinjiang Re-education Centers
The riots of July 2009 caused a major rethink of China's “colonial project” in Xinjiang.
Urumqi 2009 and the Road to Xinjiang Re-education Centers
Who Will Speak for Serikzhan Bilash? Not Washington.
May 20, 2019
Who Will Speak for Serikzhan Bilash? Not Washington.
There can be no demanding justice for those interned in China while refusing to defend the people who attempt to provide it.
Who Will Speak for Serikzhan Bilash? Not Washington.
The Cruel Irony of China’s Celebration of Asian Cultures
May 18, 2019
The Cruel Irony of China’s Celebration of Asian Cultures
A week-long event dedicated to Asian diversity is laughable in the face of China’s attempts to eradicate Uyghur culture.
The Cruel Irony of China’s Celebration of Asian Cultures
China’s Double Standard on Terrorism
March 15, 2019
China’s Double Standard on Terrorism
While Beijing clamps down on Muslims in its own territory, it provides cover for Pakistan’s support of extremist groups.
China’s Double Standard on Terrorism
Chinese President and Saudi Crown Prince Hold a ‘Win-Win’ Meeting
February 23, 2019
Chinese President and Saudi Crown Prince Hold a ‘Win-Win’ Meeting
China and Saudi Arabia plan to expand cooperation on a wide variety of fields, including counterterrorism.
Chinese President and Saudi Crown Prince Hold a ‘Win-Win’ Meeting
A Holiday in Xinjiang
February 04, 2019
A Holiday in Xinjiang
What it’s like being a tourist inside a police state.
A Holiday in Xinjiang
Are Indonesia and Malaysia Ready to Stand up for China’s Muslims?
January 28, 2019
Are Indonesia and Malaysia Ready to Stand up for China’s Muslims?
The two Southeast Asian states might be the best hope for pressure from the Islamic world.
Are Indonesia and Malaysia Ready to Stand up for China’s Muslims?
China's Information War Against the Uyghurs
December 20, 2018
China's Information War Against the Uyghurs
Chinese information warfare is often assumed to be externally focused, but it is being used domestically as well.
China's Information War Against the Uyghurs
Xinjiang: Life During a People's War on Terror
November 12, 2018
Xinjiang: Life During a People's War on Terror
The CCP has co-opted ordinary citizens into war footing.
Xinjiang: Life During a People's War on Terror
The Uyghurs and the Han: 1 World, 2 Universes
October 04, 2018
The Uyghurs and the Han: 1 World, 2 Universes
Both peoples inhabit the same land – Xinjiang in western China – but their lives could not be more different.
The Uyghurs and the Han: 1 World, 2 Universes
China’s Uyghur Crackdown Goes Global
October 01, 2018
China’s Uyghur Crackdown Goes Global
Beijing is stepping up the pressure on the Uyghur diaspora, even as it cracks down on their relatives in Xinjiang.
China’s Uyghur Crackdown Goes Global
Is the Beijing Exception Finally Crumbling?
September 27, 2018
Is the Beijing Exception Finally Crumbling?
China’s oppression of Muslims is cracking its de facto immunity from international criticism on human rights issues.
Is the Beijing Exception Finally Crumbling?
Iran's Careful Approach to China's Uyghur Crackdown
September 18, 2018
Iran's Careful Approach to China's Uyghur Crackdown
Iran's close ties to China leave Tehran vulnerable to criticism as Beijing cracks down on Muslim minority groups.
Iran's Careful Approach to China's Uyghur Crackdown
The ‘De-Extremitization’ Campaign in Xinjiang: A Cure Worse Than the Disease
September 15, 2018
The ‘De-Extremitization’ Campaign in Xinjiang: A Cure Worse Than the Disease
China's repression in Xinjiang is likely to backfire.
The ‘De-Extremitization’ Campaign in Xinjiang: A Cure Worse Than the Disease
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