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23/03/2015
China: New Uyghur attacks and alleged links to the Islamic State
The rise of the Islamic State in Syrian and Iraq is a matter of concern for Chinese authorities, who fear possible links between IS and Uyghur terrorists in Xinjiang. Over the past weeks, Uyghur extremists stroke again hence putting political and security authorities on alert...
20/11/2014
“Umbrella movement” approaches turning point in Hong Kong
In the early hours of Wednesday November 19, a group of masked protesters attempted to penetrate inside Hong Kong’s Legislative Council (LegCo) following rumors about the impending vote on the proposed “Article 23” on Internet freedom...
16/07/2014
Vietnam - China: The standoff continues
Early on May China has started oil explorations off the Vietnamese coast near the contested Paracel Islands, in the South China Sea. The oil platforms moved in the area have triggered anti-Chinese protests in Vietnam and raised concerned among regional countries over China’s intentions...
11/03/2014
The Kunming attack and the rise of terrorism in China
On Saturday, March 1, a group of knives-armed assailants attacked civilians at the Kunming train station, Yunnan province, killing 29 people and wounding more than 140. Some of the attackers were killed during the action, while others were arrested in the days after. Although Chinese authorities have blamed Uighur separatists, given the fact that a flag similar – although not exactly alike – to the East Turkestan Islamic Movement’s (ETIM) was found at the scene, no group has officially claimed responsibility for the attack...
12/02/2014
China: The securitization of the Uyghur issue and its geopolitical implications
The Xinjian Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) remains one of the most troublesome provinces in China. Officially established on October 1, 1955, the XUAR has a history of separatism lead by the Uyghur minority, who managed to establish the “East Turkistan Republic” in two successful occasions in 1933-34 and 1944-49...
27/11/2013
Iran: The reactions to the interim nuclear agreement
On Sunday, November 24, 2013, the 5+1 negotiator group (the United States, Russia, China, France, the United Kingdom and Germany) reached an interim nuclear agreement with Iran. [...]
03/09/2013
China: Xinjiang’s violence, sub-state separatism or global terrorism?
In the last few years, and particularly since the July 2009 deadly riots in Xinjiang’s capital Urumqi, the case of Uyghurs’ separatism and their Islamic radicalisation has gained considerable attention among political observers worldwide. [...]
06/02/2013
Gilgit-Baltistan: Essential link of the Pakistan-China strategic axis
Paper presented on occasion of an expert meeting hosted by ESISC and MEP Jürgen Creutzmann in the European Parliament on January 30, 2013.
25/01/2013
North-East Asia: Nationalist rhetoric submitted to a reality check
After a series of naval incidents at the end of last year, the beginning of 2013 was marked by a new peak in tensions between China and Japan(...)
25/01/2013
Asie du Nord-est : le discours nationaliste à l’épreuve des faits
Après l’accumulation d’incidents navals à la fin de l’année dernière, ce début d’année 2013 a été marqué par de nouveaux pics de tensions entre la Chine et le Japon(...)
28/09/2012
Menaces pour la paix mondiale en mer de Chine
La mer de Chine orientale connait un pic de tensions géopolitiques spectaculaire depuis le début du mois de septembre (...)
27/09/2012
Threats to world peace in the East China Sea
The East China Sea has witnessed a spectacular crescendo of geopolitical tensions since the beginning of the month of September (...)

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