Commentary

Why should American grand strategy care about the Uighurs?

  • Mon, 03/11/2013 - 19:10

That was the question I posed to Rebiya Kadeer this week, who spoke to Duke and UNC students through the Duke Program in American Grand Strategy.

Arguing Genocide in Xinjiang (East Turkestan)

  • Fri, 03/08/2013 - 21:22

"The incidents in China are, simply put, genocide. There is no point in interpreting this otherwise;" this is how Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan labeled the Chinese authorities' policy towards citizens in Xinjiang during the July 5, 2009 escalations.

Foreign, domestic policy blur for Beijing

  • Thu, 02/28/2013 - 20:15

The annual National People's Congress sessions that always start around the the beginning of March usually checks and approves the government’s work.

Will Xi Jingping Be the Reformer China Needs?

  • Thu, 02/28/2013 - 20:05

During the Cultural Revolution, the future paramount leader of China spent seven years in Shaanxi Province, then a remote, poverty-stricken area in the northwest.

No Exit: China Uses Passports as Political Cudgel

  • Mon, 02/25/2013 - 20:12

February 22, 2013
By ANDREW JACOBS

In Cyberspace, New Cold War

  • Mon, 02/25/2013 - 19:51

February 24, 2013
By DAVID E. SANGER

What China’s hackers get wrong about Washington

  • Mon, 02/25/2013 - 19:48

“Start asking security experts which powerful Washington institutions have been penetrated by Chinese cyberspies,” report my colleagues Craig Timberg and Ellen Nakashima, “and this is the usual answer: almost all of them.”

Turkey: Abandoning the EU for the SCO?

  • Tue, 02/19/2013 - 23:00

Recent moves suggest Turkey could make a bid for entry into the Shanghai Cooperation Organization. It would be a mistake.

 

Bilateral trade between Xinjiang and Kazakhstan: challenges or opportunities?

  • Mon, 02/11/2013 - 20:41

China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region shares 5,600 km of border with eight countries, including a lengthy 1,700 km with Kazakhstan.

Re-education Revisited

  • Wed, 01/30/2013 - 20:48

How much of a reformer is China’s new leader, Xi Jinping?

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