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Blow Up: Internal and External Challenges of Uyghur Separatism and Islamic Radicalism to Chinese Rule in Xinjiang
D uring a visit to Beijing in 1994, I met with faculty of the Institute of Nationalities and the Institute of World Religions of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. Based on my studies and
Fundamentally Unacceptable yet Occasionally Unavoidable: China’s Options on External Interference in the Middle East
China’s ‘non-interference’ policy is not a new phenomenon. It originates in pre-modern Chinese history when the Empire had been isolated from the rest of the world, as well as in the Mao era when the
Ethno-Diplomacy: The Uyghur Hitch in Sino-Turkish Relations
Executive SummaryBeginning in 1949, China considered, and dealt with, so-called Uyghur separatism and the quest for Eastern Turkestan (Xinjiang) independence as a domestic problem. Since the early
Separatism: Sino‐Muslim conflict in Xinjiang
Abstract Violent incidents between Han Chinese and Muslim, primarily Uighur, minorities in Xinjiang, have frequently erupted throughout history both before and after the communist takeover in 1949.
China's Central Asian Strategy and the Xinjiang Connection: Predicaments and Medicaments in a Contemporary Perspective
Following the disintegration of the Soviet Union, Beijing moved swiftly to redefine its long suspended foreign policy and strategic agenda in Central Asia and to resume its relations with its newly
Chinese-Israeli Relations in a Middle Eastern Context: Retrospect and Prospects
Although studies on China’s Middle East policy frequently separate Israel from the rest of the region, Beijing has always been aware of regional contradictions and tried to navigate between the two
The Middle East in China's foreign policy, 1949-1974
List of tables Abbreviations Preface Introduction 1. China's encounter with the Middle East 2. Sino-Arab peaceful co-existence 3. The struggle against imperialism 4. The struggle against imperialism
China’s Belt and Road Initiative Revisited: Challenges and Ways Forward
Compared with other Chinese-proposed multilateral institutions such as the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), the Belt and Road Initiative ...
Fact and Fiction: A Chinese Documentary on Eastern Turkestan Terrorism †
This article provides, for the first time in public, an English summary and analysis of a 60-minute video documentary called "On the Spot Report: The Crimes of Eastern Turkestan Terrorist Power"