- Thu, 01/12/2017 - 19:30
The Chinese authorities launched a strong campaign against terrorism, with several restrictions to discriminate Muslims. The reason that led China to suppress much of the Uyghurs' freedom is not an aversion to Islam. Instead, its phobia is towards the threat of a loss of authority over its territory.
- Thu, 01/12/2017 - 19:12
Analyzing and critiquing media coverage of education in conflict and post-conflict regions and challenging the "conflict" discourse.
- Tue, 01/10/2017 - 18:46
In the spring of 2015 I found myself walking through the streets of Horgos, a place on the Chinese side of the China/ Kazakhstan border that has recently reemerged as the first new city of the New Silk Road.
- Thu, 01/05/2017 - 19:06
The tomb of the Muslim saint Imam Asim lies in China’s Taklamakan Desert, at the end of a long walkway lined with poplar trees.
- Tue, 12/27/2016 - 20:04
China’s Communist Party elite was craving a firm hand on the tiller when it chose Xi Jinping for the nation’s top job in 2012. Over the previous decade, President Hu Jintao’s power-sharing approach had led to policy drift, factional strife and corruption.
- Sat, 12/24/2016 - 15:26
The 24-7 Patrols of China's "Convenience Police"
- Thu, 12/22/2016 - 20:48
Beijing has successfully used the securitization strategy to gradually convince most Chinese that the Uighurs, a predominately Muslim Chinese ethnic group, represent a domestic and international security threats.
Beijing’s self-fulfilling terrorism prophecy - The vicious circle of the Chinese national security state
- Tue, 12/20/2016 - 21:33
China’s hard-line approach to Uyghurs in the Xinjiang province has been counter-productive, with the recent passport revocations part of a broader pattern of repression, Michael Clarke writes.
- Mon, 12/19/2016 - 20:34
A second and third generation of Uighurs far removed from their Chinese homeland find home in Jammu and Kashmir.
- Mon, 12/19/2016 - 20:18
Under Xi Jinping, domestic and external security concerns have risen to the top of China's thinking and policy priorities.