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The New Silk Road: For the Riches or the Wretches?

Shohini Kundu | Posted 06.29.2016 | Home
Shohini Kundu

The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting. -Sun Tzu When China announced its $46 billion investment to develop a "silk road" thr...

Big Trouble in Big China: Far West Terrorism, Trade Problems With Taiwan and Hong Kong Wants Something Called Democracy

T. Dean Reed | Posted 09.30.2014 | Home
T. Dean Reed

China is having difficulties, west, east and center.

Considering the Goat in Kashgar

Zachary Stockill | Posted 09.11.2012 | Home
Zachary Stockill

Food is about more than sustenance in a place like Kashgar; it is a way of life, and a source of pride and community. Neglecting to consider the goat is, in a sense, neglecting to consider the history of the region, and the remarkable determination of its people to survive.

From Kashgar to Kashi (喀什): The Chinese Remaking of Kashgar

Amy Reger | Posted 06.17.2012 | Home
Amy Reger

If the Chinese government is serious about bringing prosperity to all ethnicities in East Turkestan with its new development plans, it needs to work aggressively to end open discrimination in the employment sector for Uyghurs.

Kashgar: China, UNESCO Clash Over Uighur "Jerusalem"

GlobalPost | Kathleen E. McLaughlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

KASHGAR, China -- What's going on in Kashgar? The bulldozers have gone silent and demolition dust settled in Kashgar's Old City district in recent mo...

Green Edge 5: Farm Aid in Islamic China

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Tepper Marlin

The 8/4 Kashgar attack was not a total surprise: The two attackers were linked to the East Turkistan Islamic Movement (ETIM), three members of which were executed in a nearby town last month.