- Fri, 08/19/2016 - 21:08
Jim Millward discusses the myths, lies, truths and significance of Central Asia, Xinjiang, the Silk Road and new Chinese initiatives to revive it.
- Thu, 08/18/2016 - 21:48
China claims that its residents are free to worship, but many religious practices are prohibited. So just how religious is China?
- Thu, 08/18/2016 - 21:38
The nebulous trade and infrastructure project is jeopardized by simmering regional conflicts and territorial disputes in the South China Sea
- Fri, 08/12/2016 - 18:51
Religious freedom is under attack today in many nations around the world, harming individuals and threatening the stability of societies worldwide.
- Fri, 08/12/2016 - 18:48
The Communist Party cracks down on political activists, even as it eases up on some less sensitive legal cases
- Wed, 08/10/2016 - 14:08
For more than two millennia, Kashgar, in far western China, has served as an oasis along the Northern Silk Road, connecting the eastern empires to central Asia, Persia and beyond.
- Wed, 08/10/2016 - 13:58
It was broad daylight in a busy part of Beijing when a local doctor—a friend of mine—rear-ended the car in front of hers.
- Fri, 08/05/2016 - 20:22
Since 1991, the influence of the Russian Federation in Central Asia has been on the decline, and many have assumed that the United States would move in to fill the resulting vacuum.
- Wed, 08/03/2016 - 18:48
The recent attacks in France, Germany, and Belgium have received media attention, but there is little known about terrorist activity within the borders of China.
- Wed, 08/03/2016 - 18:45
In China too, people feel less uncomfortable when told that police on the streets are there to protect them from dangerous “others,” rather than to protect the state from them.