China’s renewed hard line on Xinjiang

Griffith Asia Institute
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The arrest and detention of the outspoken Uyghur academic Ilham Tohti (pictured) in Beijing on 15 January demonstrates that the Chinese Communist Party has returned to an uncompromising, hard line approach toward Xinjiang and the Uyghur. Tohti, an economist at the Central University for Nationalities in Beijing, was reportedly arrested after 30 police raided his […]

Jewel of India Award for Griffith researcher

Department of Accounting, Finance and Economics
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A Griffith University researcher will receive the prestigious Hind Rattan Award in his native India on Saturday. The NRI Welfare Society of India has selected Dr Rakesh Gupta to be among the 30 recipients of the Jewel of India Award for 2014, acknowledging his outstanding services and achievements in keeping the Indian flag high since […]

Intelligence: actions and their meanings

Griffith Asia Institute
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Forget the James Bond reputation and the hype surrounding Edward Snowden’s protracted leaks, intelligence activities can be a valuable asset when shaping government policy. Associate Professor Rod Lyon discusses the good and the bad of government intelligence gathering in his article Intelligence: actions and their meanings for The Strategist, the Australian Strategic Policy Institute blog.