MARK CHOU, OCTAVIA BRYANT To most Westerners, Xinjiang is a region that carries little significance. Were it not for the plight of the Uyghur minority and the recent terrorist activities committed by some extremist groups in their name, this autonomous region in China's northwest would...

Tezcan Gumus, Deakin University This article is part of the Democracy Futures series, a joint global initiative with the Sydney Democracy Network. The project aims to stimulate fresh thinking about the many challenges facing democracies in the 21st century. The war of rhetoric between Turkey and Russia...

With the main political opposition disabled and an increasingly authoritarian government, Cambodia faces a political crisis, writes JONATHAN BOGAIS. Cambodia is on the brink of a political crisis, facing a return to the autocratic modus operandi that has been the hallmark of its politics for many...

Wolfgang Merkel, Social Science Research Centre Berlin (WZB) This article is part of the Democracy Futures series, a joint global initiative with the Sydney Democracy Network. The project aims to stimulate fresh thinking about the many challenges facing democracies in the 21st century. From a historical perspective,...

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