Idlib militants eye China, Central Asia as next targets

As the Syrian Arab Army begins a counter-terror operation in Idlib province, which the senior US envoy to the anti-ISIS coalition, Brett McGurk, has described as “the largest al-Qaeda safe haven since 9/11,” China is watching carefully. At stake for China and Central Asian countries is the large presence of Uzbek and Chinese Uyghur militants that may go back where they […]