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A Tale of Two Chinese Muslim Minorities
August 22, 2014
A Tale of Two Chinese Muslim Minorities
There is a chasm between the conditions experienced by the Hui and Uyghur peoples in China.
A Tale of Two Chinese Muslim Minorities
China Wonders if Pakistan Is Responsible for Xinjiang Violence
August 13, 2014
China Wonders if Pakistan Is Responsible for Xinjiang Violence
Continuing violence in Xinjiang could alienate China from Pakistan.
China Wonders if Pakistan Is Responsible for Xinjiang Violence
Empire and the Rising Violence in Xinjiang
August 13, 2014
Empire and the Rising Violence in Xinjiang
The upsurge in violence in China’s west is following a historical pattern.
Empire and the Rising Violence in Xinjiang
Religious Discrimination in China Could Alienate Pakistan
August 07, 2014
Religious Discrimination in China Could Alienate Pakistan
China's religious discrimination against Muslims could make it deeply unpopular in Pakistan.
Religious Discrimination in China Could Alienate Pakistan
China's 'People's War' Against Terrorism
August 02, 2014
China's 'People's War' Against Terrorism
China is trying to enlist civilian help in its war on terror, but there are dangers to this approach.
China's 'People's War' Against Terrorism
Dozens Dead in Latest Xinjiang Violence
July 31, 2014
Dozens Dead in Latest Xinjiang Violence
There are conflicting explanations of the violence in Xinjiang's Kashgar Prefecture, but reports indicate over 30 dead.
Dozens Dead in Latest Xinjiang Violence
China Announces Special Envoy for Afghanistan
July 19, 2014
China Announces Special Envoy for Afghanistan
China's foreign ministry claims the envoy will "ensure lasting peace, stability and development for Afghanistan."
China Announces Special Envoy for Afghanistan
Chinese Documentary Highlights the Internet's Role in Terrorism
June 24, 2014
Chinese Documentary Highlights the Internet's Role in Terrorism
In a new CCTV documentary, China highlights the dangers of online terrorist propaganda videos.
Chinese Documentary Highlights the Internet's Role in Terrorism
China’s Not So Secret War on Religion
June 16, 2014
China’s Not So Secret War on Religion
‘Recent developments indicate increased measures to control Islam and Christianity.’
China’s Not So Secret War on Religion
Using 'Internal Soft Power' to Fight Terrorism in China
June 02, 2014
Using 'Internal Soft Power' to Fight Terrorism in China
China should address the root cause of terrorism: feelings of alienation and isolation among minorities.
Using 'Internal Soft Power' to Fight Terrorism in China
Uyghurs, Terrorism, and Civil Rights
May 31, 2014
Uyghurs, Terrorism, and Civil Rights
Plus, the FBI's investigation of Chinese cyber spies, an ancient Chinese map, and Obama's West Point speech. China links.
Uyghurs, Terrorism, and Civil Rights
Should China Fear Islamic Insurgency?
May 29, 2014
Should China Fear Islamic Insurgency?
Xi Jinping may well be able to solve the violence in Xinjiang, but Beijing will need to change course.
Should China Fear Islamic Insurgency?
31 Dead in Urumqi Car Bomb Attack
May 22, 2014
31 Dead in Urumqi Car Bomb Attack
Two car bombs were set off in a crowded Urumqi market, killing 31 and injuring 90.
31 Dead in Urumqi Car Bomb Attack
How Chinese Think About Terrorism
April 19, 2014
How Chinese Think About Terrorism
A survey of Chinese attitudes in the wake of the March attack on Kunming.
How Chinese Think About Terrorism
China’s Delicate Pursuit of Natural Gas
April 15, 2014
China’s Delicate Pursuit of Natural Gas
As it seeks to reduce its dependence on coal, Beijing’s return to the Silk Road raises some unfamiliar security concerns.
China’s Delicate Pursuit of Natural Gas
Room for India-China Cooperation in Afghanistan?
April 15, 2014
Room for India-China Cooperation in Afghanistan?
There are good strategic reasons for India and China to cooperate in Afghanistan.
Room for India-China Cooperation in Afghanistan?
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