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Turkish PM Visits Xinjiang: A Lesson in Diplomacy

Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan was in China last week, marking the first visit by a Turkish head of state in 27 years. An article from Eurasia Review analyzes the possibilities of a strategic partnership between the two...

Charles Cumming: Xinjiang: the Jewel in China’s Crown

From the Guardian: Riots in China’s restless Xinjiang province are nothing new. In 1990, 50 people were killed in the town of Baren when armed police put down a demonstration against Chinese rule by 3,000 disgruntled...

China Casts Wide Net to Curb Terrorism

In The National, Paul Mooney looks at Chinese government claims of terrorist activity in Xinjiang, most recently with the execution of two Uighurs for a violent attack on police officers in Kashgar last August: Officials said...



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