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Analysis: Aims and Implications of China’s Military Involvement in Syria
Author: Alex Gorka, Defense and Diplomatic Analyst Source: Strategic Culture Foundation (Link: https://www.strategic-culture.org/news/2017/12/02/analysis-aims-implications-china-military-involvement-syria.html)   China is deploying troops to train, advice and assist in Syria.…
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China Says its Monitoring Dozens of Australian Social Media Accounts 
Author: Sam Duncan Source: Daily Mail: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5147747/China-monitoring-dozens-Australian-Twitter-accounts.html#ixzz50PEg5CI4   China admits to monitoring DOZENS of Australian social media accounts of ‘anti Chinese forces’ who are ‘twisting…
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China to Auction Five Oil, Gas Blocks in Xinjiang in Reform Push
Author: Reuters Staff Source: Reuters Link: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-auction-oil-xinjiang/china-to-auction-five-oil-gas-blocks-in-xinjiang-in-reform-push-idUSKBN1DZ0SX Photo: Attribute to NASA   BEIJING (Reuters) – China is putting out for auction five oil and gas…
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The Diplomat: In Xinjiang, Ethnic Kazakhs and Kyrgyz Face Increased Pressure
News from the Region Author: Catherine Putz, Managing Editor of the The Diplomat Source: The Diplomat  (Link: https://thediplomat.com/2017/11/in-xinjiang-ethnic-kazakhs-and-kyrgyz-face-increased-pressure/ ) In recent months, ethnic Kazakhs and…