Xinjiang: what the West doesn’t tell you about China’s war on terror
- In 2002, the US and the UN both declared a Uygur militant group a terrorist organisation. The US then considered China a partner in the war on terror
- When the Trump administration delisted the East Turkestan Islamic Movement, it allowed the West to frame China’s anti-terror measures as ethnic persecution
Weijian Shan is chairman and CEO of PAG, a leading Asia-focused private equity firm. Prior to PAG, he was a partner of the private equity firm TPG, and co-managing partner of TPG Asia (formerly known as Newbridge Capital). Previously, Shan was a managing director of JP Morgan, and a professor at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of Money Games: The Inside Story of How American Dealmakers Saved Korea's Most Iconic Bank (2020) and Out of the Gobi: My Story of China and America (2019).