About Michael Clarke

Dr Michael Clarke is currently a senior research fellow at the Griffith Asia Institute, Griffith University. His research interests and expertise include the history and politics of Xinjiang, ethnic separatism and terrorism, Chinese foreign policy in Central Asia, and nuclear proliferation and non-proliferation.


China’s West Bank: the alienation of the Uyghur


A mass stabbing attack on bystanders at a train station in China in March has again focused attention on the troubled Xinjiang province, writes MICHAEL CLARKE. Dru C. Gladney argued over a decade ago that China faced the prospect of Xinjiang becoming its West Bank if it failed to address the problems stemming from its […]