Five Eyes – UPSC Prelims

  • Five Eyes is a network of five nations – Australia, UK, Canada, New Zealand and the US who collaborated to better respond to increasing threats by North Korea and China.
  • Japan is on its way to become the ‘sixth eye’
  • Japan would provide key inputs on Chinese clampdown on Uyghurs.
  • Uyghurs are Turkic-speaking Muslims who live in China’s autonomous Xinjiang region, in the country’s north-west.
  • Many Uyghur communities also live in countries neighbouring China, such as Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan.
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