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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
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
Kazakhstan and the Xinjiang Problem
September 11, 2018
Kazakhstan and the Xinjiang Problem
Ethnic Kazakhs have opened the window for the world to hear what's happening in Xinjiang, but Kazakhstan remains quiet.
Kazakhstan and the Xinjiang Problem
US Congress Members Want Sanctions on China Over Xinjiang Crackdown
August 30, 2018
US Congress Members Want Sanctions on China Over Xinjiang Crackdown
A bipartisan letter calls for Global Magnitsky Act sanctions in response to “the ongoing human rights crisis” in Xinjiang.
US Congress Members Want Sanctions on China Over Xinjiang Crackdown
Xinjiang and the Stability Paradox
August 16, 2018
Xinjiang and the Stability Paradox
China's crackdown in Xinjiang might be more about impressing the Han than responding to a Uyghur threat.
Xinjiang and the Stability Paradox
Sauytbay Trial in Kazakhstan Puts Astana in a Bind with China
July 27, 2018
Sauytbay Trial in Kazakhstan Puts Astana in a Bind with China
The complexities of international relations aside, is Kazakhstan going to choose China over Kazakhs?
Sauytbay Trial in Kazakhstan Puts Astana in a Bind with China
Carefully, Kazakhstan Confronts China About Kazakhs in Xinjiang Re-Education Camps
June 14, 2018
Carefully, Kazakhstan Confronts China About Kazakhs in Xinjiang Re-Education Camps
Astana can't afford to push Beijing too hard, even on behalf of its own citizens detained in Xinjiang re-education camps.
Carefully, Kazakhstan Confronts China About Kazakhs in Xinjiang Re-Education Camps
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