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Takashi Suzuki

Takashi Suzuki is an associate professor at Aichi Prefectural University. He received his Ph.D. from Keio University. He was a research fellow on Chinese foreign and security issues at the Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA; His research interests include Chinese domestic politics and national security. His book “The Rule and Power of the Chinese Communist Party: The Party and Newly Emerging Socio-economic Elites” was published by Keio University Press in 2012 (

The Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region is progressively becoming unstable.The causes of Uighur discontent stem partly from social and economic issues: The massive influx of Han Chinese into the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region has highlighted a huge economic disparity between the two groups.

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Chinese journalist Ma Licheng calls on Japan, China to 'tone down nationalism'
Ma Licheng, a Beijing-based journalist who criticized both Japanese and Chinese nationalism in an essay published in 2002, visited Japan in mid-July and was interviewed by The Asahi Shimbun.
Japan needs to scrap old thinking on environmental cooperation with China
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Ethnic Korean under threat from xenophobes sues over hate speech
An ethnic Korean freelance writer who lives in Osaka Prefecture has filed a lawsuit against a right-wing group, its leader and another group, claiming they have disparaged her with hate speech.
Uighur question and why Beijing's policies in Xinjiang are not working

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