The Case for a United Independent Tibet
Jamyang Norbu  |  Thursday, Aug 8, 2013  |  No Comment

On the surface of it the official Middle Way Approach (MWA) theory that even if Tibet were to become independent most of Kham and all of Amdo would somehow inevitably be excluded from this wonderful development, might seem just pseudo-historical speculation of a particularly simple-minded kind.

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China on the Edge

avatarBy Gordon G. Chang
Friday, Apr 18, 2014
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Marines of the People's Liberation Army (Photo by Lance Corporal J.J. Harper)

There is something very wrong in China at the moment. China, I believe, has just passed an inflection point. Until recently, everything was going its way. Now, however, it seems all its problems are catching up with the Chinese state at the same time.

The country has entered an especially troubling phase, and we have to be concerned that Beijing—out of fundamental weakness and not out of strength—will lash out and shake the world. Read the full story »

The day I met Rinpoche
Dhondup Tashi Rekjong  |  Apr 15, 2014  |  No Comment
The day I met Rinpoche

I was at Aku Dawa’s place that morning. Aku Dawa and I were from the same village in Tibet. His small apartment in Dharamsala had two metal beds, a table where he kept all his …

Lobsang Sangay: The Facts
Maura Moynihan  |  Apr 11, 2014  |  No Comment
Lobsang Sangay: The Facts

In an interview with The Diplomat on April 4, 2014, Tibetan exile Prime Minister Lobsang Sangay dismissed concerns about his alarmingly pro-Beijing stance as “baseless.” Yet Sangay continues to avoid addressing the simple facts, which …

Tibet Independence Flames Burn Agonisingly Bright
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Subhash Kapila  |  Apr 9, 2014  |  No Comment
Tibet Independence Flames Burn Agonisingly Bright

Tibet independence flames continue to burn agonisingly bright with the unending stream of searing self-immolations in Tibet protesting the continued Chinese occupation of Tibet and demanding restoration of a “Free Tibet” and return of The …

Lobsang Sangay: Chinese National?
Maura Moynihan  |  Apr 7, 2014  |  No Comment
Lobsang Sangay: Chinese National?

When Steven Spielberg recently announced that he is shifting his film production to a spanking new 2.5 billion dollar facility in Shanghai, one wondered if the director of Schindler’s List was briefed about the millions …

The Arrogance of Treason
Phuntsok Wangyal & his admiration society-in-exile
Jamyang Norbu  |  Apr 5, 2014  |  No Comment
The Arrogance of Treason

The Buddha and Christ both spoke of the virtue of turning the other cheek when wronged, but no one has suggested, to date, that if violently sodomized it would be the correct thing (excuse me) …

An Alternate Tribute to Bapa Phuntsog Wangyal — A Slave Mindset
Vijay Kranti  |  Apr 3, 2014  |  One Comment
An Alternate Tribute to Bapa Phuntsog Wangyal — A Slave Mindset

I am an ardent admirer of the typical Tibetan tendency of kindness in day to day situations. Be it a common Tibetan’s compassionate attitude towards a street dog or liberal cash alms even to an …

An Unnecessary Resolution
Kalsang Phuntsok  |  Mar 31, 2014  |  No Comment
An Unnecessary Resolution

Today I am writing this as I can no longer stay silent and feign ignorance of this little thing that happened last year at the Tibetan Youth Congress General Body Meeting. This thing has been …

Wang Lixiong: The Elephant and the Mouse
Elliot Sperling  |  Mar 13, 2014  |  No Comment
Wang Lixiong: The Elephant and the Mouse

Originally published in Chinese on the Chinese-language website of The New York Times

The Elephant and the Mouse
by Wang Lixiong

While travelling in Europe in the summer of 2012 I made a special trip to Munich. As …

Stanford University Welcomes Chinese Regime’s Propaganda
Gabriel Feinstein  |  Feb 25, 2014  |  No Comment
Stanford University Welcomes Chinese Regime’s Propaganda

A propaganda show is playing at Stanford University, the latest incursion in a silent war being waged in large cities, small rural towns and most especially, college classrooms all across America, by the Chinese Communist …

Is new Tibetan leader a threat to India?
Maura Moynihan  |  Feb 22, 2014  |  No Comment
Is new Tibetan leader a threat to India?

Ever since Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru offered sanctuary to the Dalai Lama and tens of thousands of Tibetan refugees in 1959, India has reaped a moral and strategic benefit from this act of humanitarian service. …