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Taiwan Voices Support for Uyghurs in China
May 02, 2019
Taiwan Voices Support for Uyghurs in China
The human rights crisis in Xinjiang foreshadows Taiwan’s future under PRC control, and the island knows it.
Taiwan Voices Support for Uyghurs in China
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
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
China Stays Tough on Xinjiang Policy Despite Growing Global Outcry
November 29, 2018
China Stays Tough on Xinjiang Policy Despite Growing Global Outcry
While scholars worldwide call for sanctions, Chinese authorities are poised to expand the crackdown to other regions.
China Stays Tough on Xinjiang Policy Despite Growing Global Outcry
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 Surreptitious Advance in Afghanistan
September 22, 2018
China’s Surreptitious Advance in Afghanistan
Deteriorating Afghan security poses risks for China, so Beijing is quietly building up its presence in the area.
China’s Surreptitious Advance in Afghanistan
In Xinjiang, China’s 'Neo-Totalitarian' Turn Is Already a Reality
March 10, 2018
In Xinjiang, China’s 'Neo-Totalitarian' Turn Is Already a Reality
China is not only reviving Mao-era social controls, but augmenting them through cutting-edge technology.
In Xinjiang, China’s 'Neo-Totalitarian' Turn Is Already a Reality
Uyghur Biodata Collection in China
December 28, 2017
Uyghur Biodata Collection in China
Insights from Darren Byler.
Uyghur Biodata Collection in China
The Human Costs of Controlling Xinjiang
October 10, 2017
The Human Costs of Controlling Xinjiang
Beijing has strong incentives to exert control in Xinjiang. The Uyghurs pay the price.
The Human Costs of Controlling Xinjiang
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?
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