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Article Archive for Year 2001

Ian Buruma–Jamyang Norbu: an Exchange
New York Review of Books
Jamyang Norbu  |  Thursday, Oct 4, 2001  |  No Comment

4 October 2001, New York Review of Books
To the editors:
Ian Buruma in his article “Tibet Disenchanted” (20 July 2000) states that “Muslims had been persecuted in the past by Tibetans who wanted to keep Tibet …

Acme of Obscenity
Tom Grunfeld and The Making of Modern Tibet
Jamyang Norbu  |  Tuesday, Aug 28, 2001  |  No Comment
Acme of Obscenity

In his Epistulae (Letters) the younger Pliny mentions that his uncle the natural historian and philosopher, Pliny the Elder, used to say that “no book was so bad but some good might be got out …

Grand Exploitation: The Dark Side of China’s Western Development Plan
Josh Schrei  |  Saturday, Apr 28, 2001  |  No Comment

In October, 2000, an international economic conference was held in Beijing. Among the invited guests: Oil company representatives, World Bank executives, members of the media, Chinese Communist party officials, and a host of international businessmen …