Xinjiang in the Nineties

  title={Xinjiang in the Nineties},
  author={Nicolas Becquelin},
  journal={The China Journal},
  pages={65 - 90}
The emergence of the post-Soviet Central Asian states in 1991 constituted a watershed in Beijing's policies toward Xinjiang, the historically troubled Chinese province that belongs geographically and ethnically to Central Asia. Economic and security issues, both domestic and transnational, have become increasingly intertwined as the Chinese government has looked for ways to ensure stability and territorial assimilation at the same time. 
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