A Volatile Triangle: Radical Islam, the Uyghur People, and Chinese Human Rights Abuses in Xinjiang

With the rise of ISIS to prominence as a political entity in the Middle East, fears of its further influence dominate headlines. Because most of the discussion surrounding ISIS in particular and radical Islam in general is confined to developments in the Middle East, some scholars overlook these issues in their global context. Islam is a global religion and discontent that fosters militancy is a global concern.