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The Changing Security Dimension of China’s Relations with Xinjiang

The Changing Security Dimension of China’s Relations with Xinjiang

China acknowledges the threat to Xinjiang’s stability and blames hostile foreign forces for backing the spreading of democratic values and the insurgency in Xinjiang.

It’s Not Only about Illegal Migration & International Law: The Uighur Conundrum

It’s Not Only about Illegal Migration & International Law: The Uighur Conundrum

the criticism on the deportation of the Uighur from Thailand to China shows the ambiguity international actors regarding the Uighurs’ treatment by international partners.

China’s Counterproductive Counterterrorism Policies

China’s Counterproductive Counterterrorism Policies

The crackdown on Uyghur separatist violence is unlikely to be successful in the long term and may paradoxically be creating the very problem China always feared.

China and Russia: Common Themes in Counter-Terrorism

China and Russia: Common Themes in Counter-Terrorism

Xinjiang’s place within the global war on terrorism is interesting. China’s narrative on the issue has fascinating similarities with the Russian narrative on the conflict in Chechnya.

Understanding the disturbances in Xinjiang

Understanding the disturbances in Xinjiang

Xinjiang is economically and geopolitically important to China. It is the country’s number three oil producer and represents one-sixth of China’s territory. Given the significance of oil and the role of China in Central Asia, stability in Xinjiang is key to the Chinese state. The underlying factors behind the events of July 5, 2009, in Urumqi include cultural, economic and political dimensions.

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