2004 analysis report on the surrounding international situation of Xinjiang
Pan Zhiping and Shi Lan
The surrounding international situation of Xinjiang in 2004 shows various features: after getting better, the geostrategic situation of the Central and Southern Asia had turned bad again under the influences of the major powers' relations; terrorism did not stop yet; the undercurrent of the Eastern Turkistan organizations sill flowed. Meanwhile, the Shanghai Cooperation Organization initiated the regional anti-terrorist structure, pioneering a Silk Road of modern times, and both the Central Asian economy and its cooperation with Xinjiang of China displayed a lot of highlights. In 2005, the international situation surrounding Xinjiang is likely to maintain the tendency towards peace and development, but the interwoven complicated factors will make the geostrategic situation of the Central and Southern Asia full of suspense and develop subtly.