East Turkestan: China Warns of Security Threats
The country must prepare to deal with threats of infiltration, subversion and sabotage, and protect its political, economic and information security, Xinhua said in a commentary released following a Communist Party meeting.
"Non-traditional security threats are popping up, the risk to international finance is increasing, scrambles over energy resources are being exacerbated and problems due to ethnicity, race and religious questions are emerging," it said.
The commentary did not name specific threats, but
The government is also keen to keep internal dissent that challenges the Communist Party's one-party rule in check, and critics say it uses the pretext of security and stability to crack down on its political opponents.Human rights groups say