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May 29, 2012

China
Uighurs and China’s Xinjiang Region

As China continues to transform its economy, rising tensions and spates of violence within its primarily Muslim Uighur community is causing regional instability both internally and with Pakistan.

April 8, 2010

Chechnya
Chechen Terrorism (Russia, Chechnya, Separatist)

Chechnya has been plagued by two wars and an ongoing insurgency since the fall of the Soviet Union. In recent years, Chechen militants have escalated attacks in the North Caucasus and revived bombing…

June 1, 2009

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Terrorism Havens: Philippines

A profile of terrorism in the Philippines.

May 20, 2009

Sri Lanka
Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (aka Tamil Tigers) (Sri Lanka, separatists)

A profile of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), a separatist terrorist group that seeks an independent state in areas in Sri Lanka inhabited by ethnic Tamils.

April 2, 2008

Sudan
State Sponsors: Sudan

Despite its recent willingness to combat terrorism, Sudan is still considered a state sponsor because of its ties to Hamas, the Iraqi insurgency, and violence in Darfur.

June 17, 2008

China
Olympic Pressure on China

As the Olympics draw near, critics are attacking Beijing for its policies on the environment, the press, Sudan, and Tibet.

March 14, 2008

Japan
Strained Ties between China and Japan

Despite their deep economic ties, animosity between China and Japan periodically resurfaces over territorial, historical, and economic disputes.

December 20, 2007

Afghanistan
Bhattacharji: Tackling Afghanistan’s Opium Trade with Legalization

Romesh Bhattacharji, a South Asian counternarcotics expert, says India’s success with legal poppy growing though an international licensing program could be replicated in Afghanistan.

May 18, 2009

Sri Lanka
The Sri Lankan Conflict

Sri Lanka’s government has scored a string of wins in its long-standing civil war with Tamil militants. But it faces the challenge of integrating its Tamil minority.

November 17, 2008

Spain
Basque Fatherland and Liberty (ETA) (Spain, separatists, Euskadi ta Askatasuna)

A profile of ETA, a terrorist separatist group operating in the Basque regions of Spain and France.