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China's Xinjiang Crackdown Jeopardizes Ties With Turkey, Muslim World

  • Fri, 03/02/2012 - 20:31

A string of self-immolations and a dramatic crackdown in China's Sichuan Province has kept Tibet in the public eye in recent months.

Is the China Threat Overhyped?

  • Fri, 03/02/2012 - 20:10

Cutting through the myths and mischaracterizations of the U.S.-China relationship.

The Politics of Representing ‘Uyghur,’ a socio-historical sketch

  • Thu, 03/01/2012 - 22:30

At 6pm on Tuesday, the 28th of February violence erupted in the desert town of Kargilik, between Kashgar and Hotan, in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in China.

A Chinese vision begins to emerge

  • Fri, 02/24/2012 - 23:07

The dominant stereotype of Chinese foreign policy in the Middle East is "amoral oil grubbing mercantilists who never met a dictator they didn't like".

Turkistan 'terrorists' hurt Uyghur cause

  • Tue, 02/21/2012 - 21:33

The Turkistan Islamic Party (TIP) harbors the lofty and unrealistic goal of expelling Chinese "occupiers" from Xinjiang province and create...

Insight: Suns rise and set rapidly in China leadership opera

  • Fri, 02/17/2012 - 23:31

Leaders battling for promotion in China's Communist Party are using pages out of an old manual for....

Statement of CECC Chairman Christopher Smith and Cochairman Sherrod Brown on Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping’s Visit to the United States

  • Tue, 02/14/2012 - 23:44

The chairmen of the bipartisan Congressional-Executive Commission on China today called on Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping to take concrete steps to improve human rights and the rule of law in China.

The Delicately Poised Chemistry of Diplomacy

  • Mon, 02/13/2012 - 00:59

This will be the autumn of the patriarch in China, with Hu Jintao stepping down in the fall and presumably passing the leadership ...

Scots aren't the only ones considering independence

  • Mon, 02/13/2012 - 00:57

Scotland could take steps toward seceding from Britain, The Times' Henry Chu reports.

How to influence China on human rights: a guide

  • Mon, 02/13/2012 - 00:55

Stephen Harper is in a delicate situation. Let’s give him a hand.

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