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Who Are The Uighurs? China Is Detaining This Muslim Minority By The Million.
Ethnic Uighurs are being rounded up and held in massive prisonlike camps. Here’s what you need to know.
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China Is Forcing Muslim Children To Abandon 'Overly Religious' Names
Banned names include Islam, Quran, Mecca, Jihad, Imam, Saddam, Hajj, Medina and Arafat.
An Outsider's Inside Look at Xinjiang
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French Journalist Forced To Leave China After Article On Xinjiang
By SUI-LEE WEE, Reuters
China's foreign ministry said on Saturday that Gauthier could no longer work in China because she did not make a public apology for an article she wrote.
Will China Take on ISIS?
A writer from South-East London
A Chinese death has provoked a series of questions about how China will respond to the rise of ISIS. Since 2001 China has been fighting it's own "war on terror" domestically in the far western province of Xinjiang.
Saudi Arabia and Pakistan's Evolving Alliance
As Middle Eastern conflicts raise tension between Saudi Arabia and Iran, Pakistan will find it increasingly challenging to navigate through the turmoil while maintaining a meaningful balance in its relationships with Riyadh and Tehran.
As China Awakens, America -- And Pakistan -- Should Take Note
Chair of Islamic Studies at American University
BEIJING -- "When China wakes, she will shake the world." Napoleon's famous comment on China has had China-watchers scratching their heads for two centuries as to what exactly he meant. The answer may be tied to Xi Jinping's vision of the future of China.
Visit Turpan in China's "Death Valley" Sights to See in a Silk Road Oasis
Sharon King Hoge is a travel writer with a wide range of media...
A green oasis in the middle of the desert, Turpan is located in a depression over 200 feet below sea level in what is called China's "Death Valley" registering extreme temperatures that can range from 120 degrees Fahrenheit in the summer plunging down to 20 below in winter.
Middle East and North Africa: Forcing China to Revisit Long-standing Policies
Senior fellow, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
A scan of white papers on multiple foreign policy issues published by the Chinese government is glaring for one thing: the absence of a formulated, conceptual approach towards the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
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Only Shock Events Could Trigger Pakistan's Fourth Military Coup
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Last year's mass anti-government protests against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and led by politician Imran Khan generated much speculation about Pakistan's next military coup - but of course it didn't happen.
The magical Turpan
A Slovenian photographer based in Beijing, China.
There is not better way to get a fast introduction to the new place, culture or people than being invited to a local wedding
Mystery Of Strange Stone Circles Finally Solved?
The Far West of China
A Slovenian photographer based in Beijing, China.
There are many things that run through my mind when I start thinking about my recent trip in Xinjiang, China's far west region, which shares borders with Mongolia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan and to the south to Tibet.
Celebrating Chinese New Year's in China's Uyghur Region
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Obama's Troublesome Distractions Won't Wreck His Asia-Pacific Pivot (But Not Because of Him)
One good thing for the president is that his Asia-Pacific Pivot -- heightened engagement with the rising region, and nascent superpower China -- hasn't been wrecked by the lengthening array of Obama administration distractions, including his troubled and tardy war against Isis.
The Fight Against Beijing You Probably Never Heard About
Chinese City Bans Beards And Veils On Buses
Big Trouble in Big China: Far West Terrorism, Trade Problems With Taiwan and Hong Kong Wants Something Called Democracy
T. Dean Reed
Writer, The Reed Report
China is having difficulties, west, east and center.
China's Own '9/11'?
Xiu Min Li
social justice advocate and China observer
Western China's peaceful and sustainable development has major implications for social stability in China and global security.
In Defense of Shinto Abe
Author of Crouching Tiger and Death By China books and films
If China wants a remilitarized, nuclear-capable, and reinvigorated samurai Japan on its flanks, it should keep doing exactly what it is doing.
Riot Leaves 16 Dead In China
China's Dangerous Air and Sea Show: Outcome, Options
Nearly a week has come and gone since Vice President Joe Biden's big Asia-Pacific tour in the immediate wake of China declaring an air defense zone across the East China Sea. It proved to be a consequential trip, one swiftly followed on by Secretary of State John Kerry visiting Vietnam.
Islamic Revival in China: CCP Tolerance or Strategy?
Writer, editor, translator
Yes, issues pertaining to religious freedom in China exist in droves, but at the same time Chinese Muslims in the right place at the right time are reviving Islamic practice at an astonishing pace without significant government interference.
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