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Waiting for Mangtso I
A Reality Check of Tibetan Exile Politics
Jamyang Norbu  |  Wednesday, Sep 9, 2009  |  No Comment

I started pecking out this piece over a month ago in the garden of Nalanda Koti, my old bungalow in McLeod Ganj. On this particular visit to India I was struck by how the issue …

Beyond Rangoon
Jamyang Norbu  |  Sunday, Aug 31, 2008  |  No Comment
Beyond Rangoon

1995, USA, John Boorman
An interesting film on the conflict in Burma between the military junta and the dissident democracy movement. Ignore the contrived story of the “troubled” American doctor and watch the film for the …

A Discourse on the Future of Tibet
Wangchuk D. Shakabpa  |  Monday, Mar 10, 2008  |  One Comment

Originally published on U.S. Tibet Committee website.
On March 10, Tibetans everywhere commemorate the general uprising in 1959 against the Chinese occupation of their country. I imagine that even the Tibetans in Tibet will also secretly …

After the Dalai Lama
Jamyang Norbu  |  Sunday, Sep 1, 2002  |  No Comment

The Dalai Lama at sixty-seven is fortunately a healthy man, probably healthier and (on average) slightly younger than his chain-smoking adversaries in Beijing. Yet in recent years, discussions on life after the Dalai Lama has …