China’s Tang Dynasty and Afghanistan, the Graveyard of Empires
By Chan Kung
The rise and fall of the Tang Dynasty points to the crucial strategic significance of the region today known as Afghanistan.
The Battle That Kept the Chinese Out of Central Asia
By Catherine Putz
In 751, a Muslim army and a Chinese army clashed on the banks of the Talas river.
Troubled Today, China's Xinjiang Has a Long History
By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
China's western province of Xinjiang has a long and fascinating history.