Dr. Michael Clarke is Associate Professor in the Crawford School of Public Policy at Australian National University who specializes in the history and politics of China’s Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region and Chinese foreign and security policy. Clarke is the author of “Xinjiang and China’s Rise in Central Asia – A History” (Routledge 2011) and editor of “Terrorism and Counterterrorism in China: Domestic and Foreign Policy Dimensions” (Oxford University Press 2018). His work has been published in prominent international outlets including Foreign Policy, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, China Brief, The Diplomat, South China Morning Post, The Australian, The Age, and The National Interest.
The Evolution of China’s ‘Preventive Counterterrorism’ in Xinjiang
China’s northwestern Xinjiang region is now the site of the largest mass repression of an ethnic and/or religious minority in the world.