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I Am Uyghur and I Will Protest
June 08, 2017
I Am Uyghur and I Will Protest
One member of the Uyghur diaspora explains why Uyghurs abroad raise their banners outside Chinese embassies.
I Am Uyghur and I Will Protest
Why is China Banning Baby Names and Beards in Xinjiang?
April 29, 2017
Why is China Banning Baby Names and Beards in Xinjiang?
Crucial to understanding China’s recent moves in the region is a piece of legislation that quietly took effect on April 1.
Why is China Banning Baby Names and Beards in Xinjiang?
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
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?
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
Tibet, Xinjiang, and China’s Strong State Complex
July 28, 2016
Tibet, Xinjiang, and China’s Strong State Complex
China's refusal to change its ethnic policy reflects a historical mindset.
Tibet, Xinjiang, and China’s Strong State Complex
Can China’s ‘One Belt, One Road’ Save the US in Afghanistan?
March 11, 2016
Can China’s ‘One Belt, One Road’ Save the US in Afghanistan?
Expanding China’s direct interests in Afghanistan would open new avenues for U.S.-China cooperation there.
Can China’s ‘One Belt, One Road’ Save the US in Afghanistan?
China's Minister of Public Security Outlines Anti-Terrorism Agenda
December 19, 2015
China's Minister of Public Security Outlines Anti-Terrorism Agenda
Guo Shengkun urged a stronger response to terrorism, and he has plenty of ideas on what needs to be done.
China's Minister of Public Security Outlines Anti-Terrorism Agenda
The Complex Impact of Urbanization in Xinjiang
December 16, 2015
The Complex Impact of Urbanization in Xinjiang
There’s a logic to China’s urbanization scheme, but its social and cultural impacts are complex.
The Complex Impact of Urbanization in Xinjiang
China's Potential Pitfalls #4: Splittist Forces
November 13, 2015
China's Potential Pitfalls #4: Splittist Forces
How separatists in Tibet, Xinjiang, and Taiwan could affect China's future.
China's Potential Pitfalls #4: Splittist Forces
Why Did Britain's Chancellor Visit Xinjiang?
October 06, 2015
Why Did Britain's Chancellor Visit Xinjiang?
"It is now clear that the British Treasury rather than the Foreign Office runs China policy."
Why Did Britain's Chancellor Visit Xinjiang?
China's 'Protracted War' in Xinjiang
October 03, 2015
China's 'Protracted War' in Xinjiang
One of China's top leaders preaches stability and ethnic unity in Xinjiang, even as news of more violence emerges.
China's 'Protracted War' in Xinjiang
Xi's US Trip: A Chance to Stand up for Uyghur Rights
September 24, 2015
Xi's US Trip: A Chance to Stand up for Uyghur Rights
Xi Jinping's trip to the U.S. and address to the UN provide an opportunity to highlight abuses of Uyghur human rights.
Xi's US Trip: A Chance to Stand up for Uyghur Rights
How the Chinese Government Fights Terrorism
June 01, 2015
How the Chinese Government Fights Terrorism
The Chinese government's strategy for fighting terrorism: permanent crisis management.
How the Chinese Government Fights Terrorism
Beyond Doubt: The Changing Face of Terrorism in China
May 28, 2015
Beyond Doubt: The Changing Face of Terrorism in China
The nature of terrorism in China has changed recently, both in geographical scope and in the nature of the attacks.
Beyond Doubt: The Changing Face of Terrorism in China
The Terrorist Threat in China
May 26, 2015
The Terrorist Threat in China
A closer look at the nature of the terrorist threat facing China. Part one of a four-part series.
The Terrorist Threat in China
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