China appears to be aiding Iraq its fight against the Islamic State.
Posts Tagged: Uighurs
Hong Kong's Occupiers have been peaceful and their demands reasonable, but China's leaders see bogeymen around every corner.
China is experimenting with "soft power" approaches to its restive minority populations, but brute force remains an omnipresent threat.
A thousand poles are blooming as new international blocs like the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and the BRICS Development Bank emerge to challenge Western economic and military hegemony.
In the wake of the Kunming attack, experts expect the Chinese government to crack down hard on Uighurs and anyone sympathetic to them.
The Obama administration has yet to make substantive change in the way the United States does intelligence work.