A struggle looms within Xinjiang's Uighur population between a no-holds-barred, more violent resistance to Beijing and a more assimilationist, peaceful approach that hopes to win greater political autonomy and economic rights. Unfortunately, too often both Beijing's and Western nations' policies toward Xinjiang only strengthen the hard-liners.
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Research Article| September 01 2004
Repression and Revolt in China's Wild West
Current History (2004) 103 (674): 262–267.
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Joshua Kurlantzick; Repression and Revolt in China's Wild West. Current History 1 September 2004; 103 (674): 262–267. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/curh.2004.103.674.262
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