Counterterrorism and Preventive Repression: China’s Changing Strategy in Xinjiang

Sheena Chestnut Greitens Myunghee Lee 
In early 2017, the Chinese Communist Party changed its internal security strategy in Xinjiang, escalating collective detention, ideological re-education, and pressure on Uyghur diaspora networks. This strategy shift was likely catalyzed by changing perceptions of Uyghur involvement in transnational Islamic militancy in Southeast Asia and the Middle East, heightening perceived domestic vulnerability to terrorism.

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Source: Strategic Study India
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