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Vol 2 (AAC) No 9

Published 1st July 2009


Al Qaida may target Chinese in Africa

More signs are emerging that China is being drawn inexorably into Africa's internal politics and is being compelled to take sides in wider geopolitical disputes. This time, the trigger was the violence between the predominantly Muslim Uighurs and Han Chinese in China's Xinjiang Province, which left some 200 people dead after riots erupted on 5 July.

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