Impact of the xinjiang problem on the China's external relations: 1990-2010

Atay, Fatma Özge
This thesis analyses tha impact of the Xinjiang Problem on the foreign policy of China. Because of its strategic location and natural resources, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region has great importance for China. this thesis argues that Chinese foreign policy towards Central Asian region has been shaped by security considerations of China related to the Xinjiang Problem. the Xinjiang Problem shapes China's foreign relaitons wşth Central Asian States, Russia, the U.S. and Turkey becouse this problem has became important element of China's territorial integrity as well ass its strategy of stabilizing Central Asian region.


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Citation Formats
F. Ö. Atay, “Impact of the xinjiang problem on the China’s external relations: 1990-2010,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2010.