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World Policy Journal (1 December 2017) 34 (4): 3–5.
Published: 01 December 2017
... consumerism, our worldviews, and our capacity to see beyond the concrete horizon. There are few places that have been as deeply affected by rapid demographic change as East Turkestan, which was incorporated into the People’s Republic of China as the “Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region” in 1955. Since then, a...
World Policy Journal (1 September 2011) 28 (3): 92–99.
Published: 01 September 2011
... in Mao’s China, Feng is Han Chinese—the race that forms the nation’s core and much of the ruling elite. Some three decades ago, the family moved hundreds of miles into China’s far west—to Urumqi, where the Hans were a minority to the Uyghurs, and tensions were high. Still, the Fengs quickly sought an...
World Policy Journal (1 December 2013) 30 (4): 88–100.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Moroccan refugees. In 2010 alone, police prevented two separate terrorist attacks against Jyllandsposten . An Al Qaeda-trained Norwegian of Uyghur origin wanted to bomb its office. Another group planned a Mumbai-style massacre. Several “cartoon” attacks came close to succeeding. Just seven months before...