Examine the contemporary situation in Xinjiang with respect to actions, policies, strategies, and tactics taken by the CCP and Chinese authorities towards the Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities in China and Xinjiang. First, ascertain what the level of violence and disturbances are in Xinjiang connected to this conflict. Second, given the unrest from 2009-2014, which policies have the CCP initiated in Xinjiang since 2017? How is Chinese government monitoring, controlling, surveilling, detaining, and dealing with Uyghurs and other Muslims? In your individual assessment, address the following questions:
1. How effective will the crackdown and policies initiated by the Chinese authorities be at reducing unrest and resistance in xinjiang among the Uyghurs and other muslims?
2. Will the crackdown and policies have the desired effect that the Chinese authorities seek in reducing Uyghur challenges to CCP authority and eliminating the three evils of “terroism, separatism, and extremism”?
3. Based on past and present events, what is the social and political prognosis for the Uyghurs and other Muslims in Xinjiang? In order to answer the last question, analyze and examine the evidence in Roberts’ book as well as outside sources used as part of this assignment