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Uighur Woes
Uighur Woes
China Hits Uighurs in Xinjiang

Persecution doesn’t happen to be good strategy.

Uighur Woes
China’s Uighur Catch-22

Turkey and China are in a diplomatic row over Beijing’s crackdown on its Muslim Uighur minority during Ramadan.

Uighur Woes
Uighur Muslims and China’s Expanding Authoritarianism

As Ramadan limits are once again pushed on the restive Uighur population of Xinjiang in western China, some of China’s Muslim neighbors aren’t happy.

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The Inauguration

As Donald Trump takes the oath, an essay on the historical forces that have shaped this moment by Walter Russell Mead.

Recessional

Clearly a lot of frustration for the outgoing American President has been stored up in the Russian psyche.

the roots of populism

If the term “intellectual” only encompasses thinkers on the Left, then it is only natural that right-wing populists would turn it into a slur.

Rebuilding America

Paul Ryan will target $40 in private investment for every $1 his caucus approves in infrastructure spending.

Violence in Myanmar

Many of Myanmar’s long-suffering Rohingyas are now turning to internationally funded Islamist insurgents to resist the government.

The Shale Rebound

Texas’s Permian Basin has been called “the crown jewel of the world’s oil and gas industry.”

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