Peer-Reviewed Articles:

Kendrick Kuo, “Revisiting the Salafi-jihadist Threat in Xinjiang,” Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs (November 2012): 528-544.


"New rules for China's war on terror?," East Asia Forum, October 25, 2014,

"Illegal Uighur Immigration in Southeast Asia," cogitAsia, April 24, 2014,

"Beijing Finds Neither ‘Iron-Fisted Rule’ Nor Development Bring Order to Xinjiang," World Politics Review, March 28, 2014,

"China's Wild West: The Problem With Beijing's Xinjiang Policy," Foreign Affairs, January 26, 2014,

"How China Develops Its Counterterrorism Capability," The Diplomat, November 11, 2013,

"Sino-American Cooperation in the Middle East," China Policy Institute Blog , October 2, 2013,

"Insecurity Drives China's Syria Policy," The Diplomat , September 9, 2013,

"Nixon's Opening to China: The Misleading Apotheosis of Triangular Diplomacy," e-International Relations, June 28, 2013,

Policy Reports:

Kendrick  Kuo. 2015. "Path Dependence in Korea's Free Trade Strategy." U.S.-Korea Yearbook

Kendrick Kuo. 2011. “Energy Security in Afghanistan: The Energy Sector and its Importance for Stability,”Journal of International Peace Operations 7:2.

Kendrick Kuo. 2008. “Coffee Retail Market,” Global Agriculture Information Network, Foreign Agricultural Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Report Number TW8043.

Blog Articles: 

"Conceptualizing Chinese Continentalism," China in Central Asia, August 29, 2014,

"Missed Opportunities Along the Silk Road: China and Russia Neglected,", August 5, 2013,

"China's Geopolitical Fallout Not a Win,", July 29, 2013,

"Aynak Copper Mine: Case Study of Sino-Afghan Dreams, Interrupted,",  July 8, 2013,

"Annual Mobilization in Xinjiang?", July 1, 2013,

"China's Terrorism Narrative Emerges for June 26," , June 27, 2013,

"Another Flash of Violence in Xinjiang and China's PR Strategy,", June 26, 2013,

"Help Me Help You": Sino-U.S. Cooperation in Taliban Negotiations,",  June 24, 2013,

"Why does Central Asia Still Matter? Because It Matters to China.", June 19, 2013,http://regis

Book Reviews: 

Review of Ishikawa Yoshihiro, The Formation of the Chinese Communist Party (Columbia University Press, 2012), in e-International Relations. April 22, 2014.

Review of Kent Calder, The New Continentalism: Energy and Twenty-First Century Eurasian Geopolitics (Yale University Press, 2012), in e-International Relations. March 7, 2014.

Review of Rebecca Karl, Staging the World: Chinese Nationalism at the Turn of the Twentieth Century (Duke University Press, 2002), in e-International Relations. December 9, 2013.

Review of Kevin O’Rourke, ed., Popular Protest in China (Harvard University Press, 2008), in e-International Relations. November 11, 2013.

Review of Andrew Nathan and Andrew Scobell, China's Search for Security (Columbia University Press, 2012), in e-International Relations. October 10, 2013.

Review of Alex Cooley, Great Games, Local Rules: The New Power Contest in Central Asia (Oxford University Press, 2012), in e-International Relations. August 28, 2013.

Review of Roderick MacFarquhar, The Politics of China: Sixty Years of the People’s Republic of China(Cambridge University Press, 2011), in The Asian Crescent. July 25, 2013.

Review of Ezra Vogel, Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China (Belknap Press, 2011), in e-International Relations. July 24, 2013.

Review of Joseph Fewsmith, The Logic and Limits of Political Reform in China (Cambridge University Press, 2013), in The Asian Crescent. June 17, 2013.

Review of Harris Mylonas, The Politics of National-Building: Making Co-nationals, Refugees, and Minorities(Cambridge University Press, 2013), in e-International Relations. June 8, 2013.

Review of Peter Zarrow, After Empire: The Conceptual Transformation of the Chinese State 1885-
 (Stanford University Press, 2012), in e-International Relations. May 21, 2013.


Academic Presentations

Association for the Study of Nationalities Annual Conference, New York City, April 24, 2015

SAIS Asia Conference, Washington, DC, April 17, 2015

School of Pacific and Asian Studies, University of Hawai’i, March 18, 2015

Research in Progress Workshop, Institute for Security and Conflict Studies, The George Washington University, January 26, 2015


Media Interviews

Michael Kaplan, "China's Uighurs look towards Turkey for help," Al Jazeera, March 7, 2015.

Kathleen Caulderwood, “China and Afghanistan’s Minerals,” International Business Times, August 25, 2014.

Kyle Lawrence Mullen, “Divides deepen as China allows anti-Uyghur sentiment to fester,” Asian Correspondent,May 8, 2014.