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Phantom Warriors of 1971
Unsung Tibetan Guerrillas
Manas Paul  |  Monday, Dec 20, 2010  |  One Comment
Phantom Warriors of 1971

Forty years ago in 1971 on a cool and scary November 14 night in Chittagong a Pakistani sniper of Special Service Group perched silently on his hidden location near his camp felt he saw a …

High Mountain Elegy
Jamyang Norbu  |  Thursday, Sep 23, 2010  |  3 Comments
High Mountain Elegy

I was waiting at Denver airport for my ride when I got a call from a Tibetan acquaintance who asked (somewhat expectantly I thought … but I could be wrong) if the Americans had …

Camp Hale in images
Jamyang Norbu  |  Friday, Sep 17, 2010  |  One Comment
Camp Hale in images

On September 11 this year a plaque was unveiled at Camp Hale in the Rockies to honor the Tibetan Freedom fighters who were trained at this secret base by the CIA to fight for their …

The Forgotten Anniversary – Remembering the Great Khampa Uprising of 1956
Jamyang Norbu  |  Thursday, Dec 7, 2006  |  No Comment
The Forgotten Anniversary – Remembering the Great Khampa Uprising of 1956

This year the 50th anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution against Soviet occupation was observed with due ceremony and honour throughout Hungary, though in the capital, Budapest, the celebrations were somewhat marred by anti-government protests. Newspapers, …

Silent Struggle
Tsongkha Lhamo Tsering (1924–1999)
Jamyang Norbu  |  Monday, Feb 1, 1999  |  No Comment
Silent Struggle

When I first arrived at the Resistance headquarters at Kelsang Phug in Mustang in July 1971, I was somewhat taken aback to come across a library. Granted, it was not much of a library. It …

Unquiet Memories
The Tibetan Resistance and the Role of the CIA [1]
Jamyang Norbu  |  Thursday, Jun 30, 1994  |  No Comment

Freud’s favourite image of the mind was as an archaeological site, filled, layer by layer, with the buried strata of the past (but one where these layers could rise into consciousness at any time). However …