Uyghur Muslim Ethnic Separatism in Xinjiang, China

By |2013-01-03T12:01:52-10:00February 14th, 2008|Categories: Davis|

A January 2007 Chinese raid on a training camp in Xinjiang killed 18 terrorist suspects and one policeman. Seventeen more suspects were reported captured and explosives were seized. The raid was said to have provided new evidence of ties to “international terrorist forces.”[i] The raid marks the latest clash between Uyghur Muslim separatists and Chinese security services, reflecting a limited challenge to China’s mainland stability. […]

Islam, Oil, and Geopolitics in Central Asia after September 11

By |2016-01-21T12:46:39-10:00December 11th, 2006|Categories: Faculty Articles, Azizian, Davis|

Edited by Dr. Elizabeth Van Wie Davis and Dr. Rouben Azizian “Islam, Oil, and Geopolitics in Center Asia after September 11” is the focus of a new publication edited by APCSS professors Dr. Elizabeth Van Wie Davis and Dr. Rouben Azizian. This book covers the dramatic transformations that have occurred in Central Asia over the last decade.  According to the book, “ Since the tragic events of September 11, Central Asia has been drawn into an intense international struggle against the forces of religious extremism and transnational crime.” […]